Save the Date IPLP Spring 2019 Speaker Series


Save the Date for the Indigenous People's Law & Policy (IPLP) Spring Speaker Series

Each semester the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program hosts leading indigenous rights scholars and legal advocates as part of IPLP’s Distinguished Speaker Series.

All IPLP speaker series events are free and open to the public. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to

Featuring IPLP alumni:

Keepseagle v. Vilsack: The settlement and establishment of the Native American Agriculture Fund

Monday, April 1, 12:00–1:30 p.m.
Rountree Hall, Room 204
1145 N. Mountain Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721

Join the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program and University of Arizona American Indian Studies for a lecture by Dr. Joe Hiller.

The long-running class-action lawsuit over discrimination by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) against American Indian ranchers and farmers was recently settled. It resulted in programmatic reform at USDA, along with cash settlement and loan forgiveness for successful claimants. The settlement also established the Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF). The Fund is tasked by the Settlement to support and develop American Indian agriculture by providing for: business assistance, agricultural education, technical support and advocacy services. NAAF is the largest philanthropic organization in the US solely dedicated to serving the American Indian agriculture community.

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07/27/2018 - 11:29am
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