LAW 631L | 1 credit
8 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., Jan. 12 to 14, 2023
Miriam Jorgensen Alison Vivian
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?