Indian Law Week

NALSA’s signature events include An Evening with NALSA and Indian Law Week. This year, Indian Law Week will be held April 16-20, 2018. Our theme for 2018 is "Tribal Treaties Today: Rights, Culture & Sovereignty in Modern Society."

We will host speakers Monday through Thursday at the Blewett School of Law over the lunch hour to discuss a variety of topics impacting our tribal communities and future. These topics include treaty rights, healthcare, education and environment. On Friday, we will host a CLE event on the topic of domestic violence in Indian country. A tentative schedule is below; more information will be posted closer the event.

Tribal Treaties Today: Rights, Culture, & Sovereignty in Modern Society - April 16-20, 2018

Monday, April 16

Treaty Rights


Tuesday, April 17



Wednesday, April 18

Empowerment through Education


Thursday, April 19


An Evening with NALSA: Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction


Friday, April 20 - Mary Frances Garrigus Day*

CLE: Domestic Violence in Indian Country


*Mary Frances Garrigus is the first Native American woman to graduate from the University of Montana's School of Law. Born in 1891, Mary Frances Garrigus attended Billings High School, then the University of Montana, graduating from the law school in 1918.