Northwestern University

Nov
3
Mon 11:45 AM

Native Americans & the Law (Sponsored by the Jack Miller Center and the John Templeton Foundation)

When: Monday, November 3, 2014
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM  

Where: 620 Lincoln Street, Room #218, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Joanna Grisinger   847.467.2207

Group: Center for Legal Studies

Category: Academic

Description:

Please join the Center for Legal Studies and the Department of American Studies for the Native Americans & the Law lecture series. We are pleased to present:


“At the Margins of the Constitution: Native Voting Rights”
with guest speaker Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Monday, November 3, 2014
Lunch 11:45, Talk 12:00 pm
620 Lincoln St, Rm. 218

American Indians' status as citizens of federal, state, and tribal nations has been riddled with ambiguity since the Founding of the American Republic. Professor Fletcher will survey the history and law of Native political rights in the American constitutional structure.

Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Professor of Law and Director of the Indigenous Law & Policy Center, Michigan State University, member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.

For more information, contact Susan Gaunt Stearns: susan.stearns@northwestern.edu

This event is generously sponsored by the Jack Miller Center and the John Templeton Foundation.

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