Constitutions of Indigenous Nations

LAW 631L | 1 credit

Miriam Jorgensen & Alison Vivian

JIT 2022 Dates TBD


This course considers the question, “What is a constitution?” and explores different types of Indigenous nation constitutions, important concepts for constitutions to address, and the process for developing one appropriate for each community. 

KEY QUESTIONS:
  • How do constitutions facilitate tribal self-governance? 
  • How can constitutions help shape development of capable governing institutions? 
  • What should Indigenous nations bear in mind when considering tribal constitution reform ? 
  • What are constitutions, and what is their role in the lives of Native nations, and the history of Indigenous constitutional governance?

When

All Day Jan. 1, 2022

Event Contacts

Miriam Jorgensen