Posted In: News on May 23, 2012
Two initial panel discussions exploring President Nixon’s leadership in restoring self-determination for Native Americans (May 23, 2012, University of Tulsa’s Gilcrease Museum, Oklahoma)
Title: Restoring Rights for Native Americans
Panel Moderator: Reid Chambers, former Associate Solicitor, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Federal Panel (The Policy Change): Kent Frizzell, Solicitor and Undersecretary of Interior; Wallace Johnson, Assistant Attorney General for Lands and Natural Resources; Bobbie Kilberg, Staff Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs; and Brad Patterson, Executive Assistant to Leonard Garment.
- Nixon Library: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Araqn8C4xAo&list=PLiF7JevUP8B9XIAdWZd5bfX7-jLKDyz7b&index=7
- Nixon Foundation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUtLSuDnl-k& list=UU-aB7UkyJBcAhbAWUNFUAaQ&index=3&feature=plcp
Introduction of Native American Panel: Professor Walter Echo-Hawk, University of Tulsa College of Law.
Native American Panel (The Result): Professor Robert Anderson, University of Washington and Harvard Law School; Sam Deloria, Director, American Indian Graduate Center, Albuquerque; La Donna Harris, Founder and President of Americans for Indian Opportunity; and Hilary Tompkins, current Solicitor, Department of the Interior.