Native Women in Governance Speaker Series

Perpectives on Indigenous Leadership

Each week during January in Tucson 2019, IGP will host a distinguished American Indian woman leader to share insights from her experiences working in Native governance. Invited speakers will deliver of a noon-hour lecture, and will be broadly invited to discuss their leadership roles and responsibilities in working with Native Nations.  

All events are free and open to the public and will take place at the James E. Rogers College of Law, Auditorium 160 and 168, at 12 noon.

Registrations for #JIT2019 remain open. Register now!

Shannon Keller OLoughlin

THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2019

SHANNON KELLER O’LOUGHLIN (Choctaw)

Executive Director, Association on American Indian Affairs

Other Roles:

  • Former Chief of Staff, National Indian Gaming Commission
  • NAGPRA Review Committee Member
  • Cultural Property Advisory Committee Member, U.S. State Dept.

Diane Enos, Native Women in Governance

TUESDAY, JAN. 15, 2019

DIANE ENOS (Salt River Pima-Maricopa)

Councilwoman & Former President, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Former Roles:

  • Vice President, Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona
  • Chairwoman of the Arizona Indian Gaming Association
  • Western Area Delegate, Tribal Justice Advisory Group, U.S. Department of Justice

Herminia Frias

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2019

HERMINIA FRIAS (Pascua Yaqui)

Councilwoman,  Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Former Roles:

  • Chairwoman, Pascua Yaqui Tribe
  • Executive Director, Native Images, Inc.
  • Native Nations Institute’s International Advisory Council Member and Bush Foundation Partnership Manager

Funded by a generous grant from the University of Arizona's Commission on the Status of Women.

For more information, please contact us