|Keynote speaker, Raina Thiele, former Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and |
Public Engagement for the White House, addresses the symposium.
Raina Thiele, former Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement for the White House, was the keynote speaker.
Symposium topics included: "ANCSA and the Future of Tribal Jurisdiction in Alaska," "Challenges and Opportunities for Alaska Native Corporations," "Federal Legislative Update," "State Legislative Update," "Case Law Update," and "Protection of the Attorney-Client Privilege in the Joint Representation of Parent Companies and Their Subsidiaries" (legal ethics session).
Read/download the materials from the symposium on the Justice Center website. The video of the symposium will be uploaded to the Justice Center YouTube channel in early November. The Alaska Law Review will be publishing an issue at a later date with the articles prepared for this symposium.
Prof. Ryan Forston, J.D., Ph.D., Justice Center faculty, was the UAA coordinator; Christian Vazquez, Articles Editor, Alaska Law Review, was the ALR coordinator; and Bruce Anders, co-chair of the Alaska Bar Alaska Native Law Section, was the Section coordinator; for the symposium.
Read KYUK Bethel's story which is partially based on interviews conducted at the symposium:
"The State, Native Corporations Stake Their Positions As The Push For Indian Country Begins" by Johanna Eurich, KYUK Bethel Public Media for Alaska's Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. 17 Oct 2016.
More photos from the conference:
|Prof. Ryan Forston, J.D., Justice Center (at podium), opens the symposium.|
|William Robinson (at podium), Executive Articles Editor with the Alaska Law Review, co-sponsor of the symposium, discusses the goals of the event and the publication of the articles prepared for the symposium.|
|Bruce Anders (at podium), co-chair of the Alaska Bar Alaska Native Law Section, |
co-sponsor of the symposium, welcomes the attendees.
|Christine Williams, Outlook Law LLC (at podium), presents during the Federal Legislative Update.|
|Miranda Strong (l), Alaska Department of Law, a panelist for |
the Federal Legislative Update, speaks after the program
with Johanna Eurich of KYUK Bethel.
|Panelists (l to r) for the State Legislative Update session: Jana Turvey, Leisnoi, Inc.; Matt Singer, Holland & Knight; and Kevin Anselm, Alaska Division of Banking & Securities.|
|Brennan Cain, The Eyak Corporation (seated center), and Matt Mead, Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP (at podium),|
present the Case Law Update.
|Matt Newman, Native American Rights Fund, presents during the Case Law Update.|
|L to r: Moderator Peter Boskofsky, Afognak Native Corporation, and Peter Jarvis, Holland & Knight, during the|
legal ethics session of the symposium.