Event Date: Sep 13, 2019
Event Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law Building


1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Session III.

Vine Deloria, Jr.: Lawyer, Litigator, Discoverer of Documents and Precedents with Promise

James Anaya
James Anaya
University of Colorado Law School
Richard Williams
Richard B. Williams
Johnson Scholarship Foundation Indigenous Consultant
John Echohawk
John Echohawk
Native American Rights Fund


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Presented by the University of Colorado Law School, the Center of the American West, and the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies.

Join us for a tribute to Vine Deloria, Jr.’s enormously influential book, Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, and a recognition of the proud heritage of Vine Deloria, Jr.’s long association (as a recipient of a law degree and as a professor of history) with the University of Colorado. Presenters will include a combination of people who knew and worked with Vine Deloria featuring his remarkable son, Harvard Professor Phil Deloria, and American Indian historians and activists inspired by his writings.