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Haskell Lecture on American Indian economic development

On Friday March 23, I delivered the ASU College of Social Work’s 24th Annual Haskell Lecture. I spoke about the crucial need for reservation communities and tribal governments to create functioning private sector economies on their reservations. (Prof. Frank Rennie from … Continue reading

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Treaties between Indian Nations and the United States

I published this chapter in the 2017 book about my tribe. You can download it for free at:  https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2875875 Treaties between the Eastern Shawnee Tribe and the United States: Contracts between Sovereign Governments The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma: Resilience … Continue reading

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Eastern Shawnee Tribe and law

Here’s a chapter I wrote in the 2017 book about my tribe.  You can download it for free at:  https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2875892 Tribal, Federal, and State Laws Impacting the Eastern Shawnee Tribe, 1812 to 1945 The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma: Resilience … Continue reading

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Consultation with Indian Nations

Download this paper for free at Social Science Research Network https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2666687 Consultation or Consent: The United States Duty to Confer with American Indian Governments North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 91, 2015 Robert J. Miller Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra … Continue reading

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American Indians and birth certificates?

An AP article by Felicia Fonseca reports that Arizona is helping tribal citizens to get birth certificates. Indians born on reservations have often had problems proving their births to state agencies and subsequently securing various state documents and United States … Continue reading

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Same sex marriage in the Navajo Nation

The Arizona Republic published an interesting article on Sunday Nov. 2, at A12, about whether the Navajo Nation might change its position and begin recognizing same sex marriages. In 2005, the Nation enacted the Dine Marriage Act that defined marriage … Continue reading

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Indian healthcare conference – ASU College of Law

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is putting on a conference on important legal and policy issues regarding health care in Indian Country – “Opportunities and Challenges to Providing Healthcare in Indian Country.” The conference … Continue reading

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