NALSA provides academic, social, and cultural support to Native American students at the University of Colorado Law School, and to any and all students interested in federal Indian or Tribal law.  NALSA hosts and supports numerous events throughout the academic year that provide education on Native issues, connect interested students to Indian law practitioners, and facilitate interaction with other Native American student organizations and members of the local Native community.  For more information on NALSA, please contact Kelby Welsh at

NALSA members 2019

Past Activities

Every year in September, NALSA and the American Indian Law Program hosts a social for the incoming students to meet the current NALSA membership. In November, NALSA also sponsors the Fall Harvest Feast and as well as Spring Feast in late April, a Native American community potluck for law students, members of the Colorado Indian Bar Association (CIBA), and Native American community members. NALSA has also participated in National NALSA Moot Court, the Federal Bar Association's Indian Law Conference, as well as various other community events throughout the academic year.

Other Information


President: Kelby Welsh,

Vice President: Joshua Bertalotto,

Secretary: Emiliano Salazar,

Treasurer: Siena Kalina,

NALSA  Affiliate Website
Canvas Website click here for Canvas website
On the NALSA Canvas site, students will find organizational information about NALSA, upcoming events, opportunities (moot court and writing competitions, fellowships, scholarships, externships, clerkships, jobs, etc.), and member contributions to current Native issues. There are also sign-up sheets for event volunteers, surveys, and e-mail access to the NALSA membership.
Web Contact

Kelby Welsh,