The academic speaker series has proven very successful for students, faculty, and other programs at Fort Lewis College. With financial support from the Ottens Foundation, the NAC has collaborated with various departments at the College and in the Durango community.
For more information please contact us or stop by the Native American Center.
The Power of Ideas About Human Rights:
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
When: Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: FLC Ballroom, Student Union
Free & open to the public
James Anaya is Dean of the University of Colorado – Boulder Law School. He has taught and written extensively on
international human rights and issues concerning indigenous peoples. He served as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples from May 2008 to June 2014. Dean Anaya has lectured in many countries throughout the world. He has advised numerous indigenous and other organizations from several countries on matters of human rights and indigenous peoples, and he has represented indigenous groups from many parts of North and Central America in landmark cases before domestic and international
tribunals, including the United States Supreme Court and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Sponsored by the Office of the President, Office of the Provost, The School of Arts and Sciences, and the Native American Center