The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

October 2, 2020 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM


Join Native Nations Law & Policy Center and Critical Race Studies for
Red Rising: Indigenous Peoples and Political Participation Series:
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Date: Friday, October 2, 2020
Time: 12:15 pm -1:30 pm
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The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Declaration) is a resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly which recognizes Indigenous peoples' fundamental individual and collective rights in many areas, including self-determination, religion, lands, language, natural resources, and others. This roundtable discussion brings together the nation's leading experts on the development and implementation oof the Declaration and will explore and discuss how it can be further employed to expand Indigenous rights going forward.

Moderated by Professor Angela R. Riley

Panelists:

Kristen Carpenter, Council Tree Professor of Law & Director, American Indian Law Program, University of Colorado Law School; United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples;

Walter Echohawk, President, Pawnee Business COuncil, Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma