Conference on Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the United States

On March 15-16, 2019, the University of Colorado Law School and Native American Rights Fund will host a conference to advance the promises of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and develop a strategy for its implementation in the United States.

The event is intended to be a gathering of critical thinkers and committed advocates, toward the true flourishing of indigenous peoples, healing, and justice for all.

The conference will include discussions on challenges in Federal Indian Law and the role of international human rights in advocacy efforts, workshops on cultural rights, climate change and environmental advocacy, business and entrepreneurship, Indian child welfare, technology and communications, and a special feature on the UN’s 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages.

ALI participants at the event include Kristen A. Carpenter of University of Colorado Law School, Matthew L. M. Fletcher of Michigan State University College of Law, Angela R. Riley of UCLA School of Law, Wenona T. Singel of the Office of Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and Rebecca Tsosie of University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law.

View the full agenda here.

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