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
University of Colorado Law School
Richard B. Williams
Johnson Scholarship Foundation Indigenous Consultant
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.