Friday, December 2, 2016

ANCSA at 45: Videos and symposium materials online

Adapting for the Next Generation: ANCSA at 45 and the 32d Annual Alaska Native Law Conference
Videos and symposium materials for the day-long symposium "Adapting for the Next Generation:  The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) at 45 and the 32d Annual Alaska Native Law Conference" are now available online at the UAA Justice Center website at 

The videos in the series were produced and edited by Eric Baldwin, UAA Academic Innovations and eLearning.

Videos include:
  1. Symposium Introduction & Keynote: Raina Thiele (40:14 mins.)
  2. Panel I: ANCSA and the Future of Tribal Jurisdiction in Alaska (1 hr 15:48 mins)
  3. Panel II: Challenges and Opportunities for Alaska Native Corporations (56:58 mins.)
  4. Panel III: Federal Legislative Update (47:56 mins.)
  5. Panel IV: State Legislative Update (51:03 mins.)
  6. Panel V: Case Law Update (47:35 mins.)
  7. Panel VI: Protection of the Attorney-Client Privilege in the Joint Representation of Parent Companies and Their Subsidiaries (Legal Ethics Session) (54:07 mins.)
The complete series of videos are also available as a playlist at the UAA Justice Center YouTube channel.

The symposium, held October 14, 2016 at the UAA/APU Consortium Library on the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus, drew over 75 attendees including lawyers, Alaska Native village and corporation representatives, state and federal agency staff, and UAA faculty and students.

The free day-long symposium was co-sponsored by theUAA Justice Center, the Alaska Law Review (ALR), and the Alaska Native Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association. Coordinators of the program were Prof. Ryan Forston, J.D., Ph.D., of the UAA Justice Center; Christian Vazquez, Articles Editor of the Alaska Law Review; and Bruce Anders, co-chair of the Alaska Native Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association.

The Alaska Law Review will be publishing an issue at a later date with the articles prepared for the symposium.

Keynote speaker, Raina Thiele, former Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs &
Public Engagement for the White House, addresses the symposium.