The Norman Transcript

February 25, 2014

University to host sovereignty symposium

Transcript Staff
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma College of Law, American Indian Law Review and OU Native American Studies Department will host its third annual symposium titled “Tribal Sovereignty: A Global Perspective,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at OU College of Law, 300 W. Timberdell Road.

The Symposium will highlight issues indigenous peoples face at the international and regional levels. This includes the ability of indigenous peoples to assert their rights at the United Nations and the Organization of American States, in addition to the ability of tribes to engage economically on an international level.

Participants will also have the opportunity to view the James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection, one of the most important private collections of Native American art in the United States, which is displayed throughout the OU College of Law.

Entertainment will include Native American musicians.

Registration is free and includes breakfast and lunch.

The programming has been approved by the OBA to receive 3.5 hours of CLE credit for $25.

Registration is open to students, tribal members, attorneys and the public.

To register, visit law.ou.


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