Indigenous peoples expert lectures at SU
Indigenous peoples expert lectures at SUOctober 14, 2003Amy Schmitzaemehrin@syr.edu
Rennard Strickland, a legal historian of Osage and Cherokee heritage, will speak at Syracuse University on Oct. 15 and 16. Strickland will present his lecture “Spirit Red: Legal Dispatches from the Heart of Native American Nations” on Oct. 15 at 4:30 in Room 104 of MacNaughton Hall. On Oct. 16 at noon, Strickland will discuss images of American Indians as reflected in film in Room 275 of White Hall.
Strickland is the Philip H. Knight Professor of Law at the University of Oregon. He is the editor-in-chief of the “Handbook of Federal Indian Law” and the author of more than 25 books on Indian law topics, including “Tonto’s Revenge: Reflections on American Indian Culture and Policy,” “Chippewa Treaty Rights: The Reserved Rights of Wisconsin’s Chippewa Indians in Historical Perspective,” and “The Indians in Oklahoma Prairie City: The Story of an American Community.”
Strickland has been involved in the resolution of a number of significant Indian law cases and founded the Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy at the University of Oklahoma. He served as president of the Association of American Law Schools, chair of the Law School Admissions Council, and former dean of the University of Oregon School of Law.
The events are free and open to the public. Paid visitor parking is offered on a space-available basis in the Irving and University Avenue Garages.