BASICS OF INDIAN LAW: INDIAN AND TRIBAL RIGHTS

Tuition:      $550.00 in advance, $575.00 if invoiced
Date:          August 21-22, 2017
Location:  
Albuquerque, NM

Class Status: Cancelled due to too low pre-registration level

Indian law is one of the most unique and pervasive aspects of Indian life. This seminar distills this voluminous topic down to key, basic concepts and issues which affect Indian people and their relationships with the non-Indian society.  Attention will be focused on cases which illustrate these basic concepts.  Emphasis will be placed on recent developments in Indian Law exemplified by several Court decisions. 

Course contents include:

The history of Federal policy toward Indians and its impact on sovereignty
Defining the concept of Hierarchy of Law 
Defining the terms Indian Country and Federally Recognized Tribe
The Tribal Constitution as an expression of Tribal Law and Tribal powers
Civil and criminal jurisdiction and its impact on Indian people and Indian Country
Indian land status
Basics of water law
Principles and concepts of taxation
Hunting and fishing rights

Featured link: National Indian Law Library

Hotel Information: meeting location and sleeping rooms :
Residence Inn Marriott, 3300 Prospect Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107, tel 505-881-2661, fax 505-884-5551;

Federal reimbursement rates are available, please mention that you are registering in conjunction with Bill Helmich Associates trainings; no shuttle service is available to/from the Albuquerque International Airport; continental breakfast served daily, and excellent restaurants are within walking distance.