[Nat_Issues] Re; Native Leadership Forum, June 2-3, Pechanga Resort
clotise at u.washington.edu
Thu Apr 21 12:26:51 PDT 2011
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Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:57:45 -0400
From: Richard Trudell <richard at triballeadersforum.com>
To: Charlotte <clotise at u.washington.edu>
Subject: Native Leadership Forum Reminder
For our Indian people the only retirement is when we meet our Creator. We've got to keep working and meetings like this help get
the job done.
Billy Frank, Jr.
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NATIVE LEADERSHIP FORUM
JUNE 2-3, 2011, PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO, TEMECULA, CA
Tribes as Sovereign Governments
in an Unstable Political Environment
Assessing Challenges and Exploring Ideas for
Strengthening the Role of Tribes
as the Primary Governments in Indian Country
Deadlines for early forum registration and for the group hotel rate are coming up soon. We encourage early registration to
facilitate forum planning. We also encourage tribal leaders to bring a young member with them to the forum. Registration fee for
students will be reduced to cover group meals and break refreshments.
To REGISTER and view FORUM INFORMATION go to:
Feel free to forward this email to others.
FORUM PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
[transparent.gif] DAY ONE:
SESSION ONE: Sovereignty and Tribes as the Primary Governments in Indian Country: Thoughts about the Actions and Inactions of
the Federal Courts, the Congress, and the Executive Branch
·Billy Frank, Jr.
·Patricia M. Zell
·Stephen E. Cornell
·Hon. Chief James Allan
·Larry Echo Hawk (invited)
SESSION TWO: Tribes and the Federal Trust Relationship: Thoughts about Its Past, Present, and Future
·Hon. Wes Martel
·David H. Getches
·John E. Echohawk
·Mary Christina Wood
Early Registration Deadlines:
Hotel group rate at
Pechanga Resort & Casino:
May 13, 2011
May 17, 2011
Your early registration will facilitate Forum planning.
[transparent.gif] DAY TWO:
SESSION THREE: Setting the Context and Laying the Foundation for Tribal Participation in the 2012 Election Cycle
·Hon. Beasley Denson
·Eric D. Eberhard
·Hon. W. Ron Allen
·Hon. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
Former U.S. Senator
·Hon. Elizabeth Furse
Former U.S. Congresswoman
·Hon. J. Wilton Littlechild
·Walter R. Echo-Hawk, Jr.
(Topic: UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)
SESSION FOUR: Tribal Leaders Roundtable on Pressing Challenges
The Native Leadership Forum
is part of an ongoing organized effort by the American Indian Resources Institute to address challenges to tribal
Participation at the Forum by the next generation of young native leaders is strongly encouraged.
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