Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: Preparing for COP26

On October 20, 2021, the American Indian Law Program at Colorado Law hosted a webinar panel on Indigenous Peoples and climate change via Zoom in advance of COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference. Moderated by Implementation Project partner Kristen Carpenter,

Lawyering the Indian Child Welfare Act: Colorado Law American Indian Law Program Hosts ICWA Experts, Talk About Brackeen Case

Please join the American Indian Law Program and guest speakers Matthew Fletcher and Wenona Singel for a talk on the Indian Child Welfare Act, the petitions challenging the Act currently pending before the Supreme Court of the United States, and the potential ramifications for American

United Nations Expert Mechanism on Rights of Indigenous Peoples Report: Free, prior and informed consent: a human-rights based approach

In August 2018, the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“EMRIP”) presented a study on free, prior and informed consent through the context of human rights to the United Nations General Assembly. This study was conducted pursuant to

Joint Project of Colorado Law and Native American Rights Fund Earns Support of National Congress of American Indians to Help Promote the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Joint Project of Colorado Law and Native American Rights Fund Earns Support of National Congress of American Indians to Help Promote the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the nation’s largest and oldest organization of American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments, recently passed a resolution re-affirming the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and calling for measures

Webinar Series Addresses Indigenous Rights Through Intellectual Property Lens

Webinar Series Addresses Indigenous Rights Through Intellectual Property Lens

The University of Colorado Law School, the Native American Rights Fund, and the National Congress of American Indians recently collaborated on a two-part webinar series addressing the applications of, and gaps in, intellectual property rights protections for indigenous peoples’ traditional