Emerging Land Issues in Indian Country CLE 10/25/2019

On October 25, 2019, the Indian Law Section of the Oregon State Bar hosted a CLE entitled: Emerging Land Issues in Indian Country at the University of Oregon School of Law. This CLE was co-sponsored by the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, University of Oregon School of Law.


Session 1: Tribal natural resource development, tribal energy resource
development, working with federal partners

Pilar Thomas, Lewis, Roca, Rothberger, Christie, LLP
Direlle Calica, Kanim Associates
Clyde Abrahamson, Spokane Indian Housing Authority

 Session 2: Impacts of climate change in Indian Country
Howie Arnett, Karnop Peterson, LLP
Carina Miller, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation
Weston LeMay, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (invited)

 Session 3: Diminished boundaries, treaty rights, and effect of statehood
Lauren King, Foster Pepper PLLC
Rebecca Nagle, host of the podcast “This Land”
Joe Sexton, Galanda Broadman, PLLC
2:30-2:45 Break

 Session 4: Native outdoor recreation industry
Len Necefer, American Indian Studies program & the Udall Center for Public
Policy, and NativesOutdoors
Leland Begay, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Celina Phair, Lummi Indian Business Council
Ellen Grover, Karnopp Petersen LLP

 Session 5: Access to Justice: Tribal Court and Tribal Member Civil Rights
Diane Henkels, Henkels Law LLC
Hon. Donald Costello, Coquille Indian Tribe
Moderator – Anthony Broadman, Galanda Broadman PLLC