Message from the Chair
The purpose of the Indian Law Section shall be to further the purposes of the Association as stated in its Constitution and to develop and advance the field of federal Indian law. The Section shall promote the interests of those practicing federal Indian law and within the tribal and state legal systems that interact with federal Indian law; and shall plan, participate in, conduct and/or publish, as appropriate, services, programs or publications to this end. The Section shall develop public positions with respect to matters of federal Indian law and make recommendations to the Association on public positions that it should consider taking.
The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has added Loretta A. Tuell as shareholder and Heather Dawn Thompson as practice group attorney to its American Indian Law, Government Law & Policy and Gaming practices. These additions bring the team to approximately 30 attorneys across the United States. Both Tuell and Thompson come from high-level positions within Washington D.C. and the federal government and broaden our existing practices’ ability to serve a diverse range of clients.
A special feature article written by Gabriel S. Galanda
The Indian Law Section of the Federal Bar Association joins with other national American Indian organizations in commending the recent U.S. Senate confirmation vote appointing Diane Humetewa to the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.