TU Law "Scholar in Residence" James Anaya Will Address Indigenous People and Law in Public Lecture

Wednesday, November 03, 1999

Published on 11/3/99

S. James Anaya, the Samuel M. Fegtley Professor of Law at the University of Arizona and the Special Counsel to the Indian Law Resource Center in Albuquerque, N.M., will present a free public lecture on Friday, November 12 at The University of Tulsa. The lecture will be titled "What does International Law Have to Say about Indigenous Peoples, and Does it Matter?"

Anaya’s lecture will be at 10 a.m. in the Moot Court Room of John Rogers Hall, Fourth Place and Florence Avenue. He is visiting Tulsa as a "Scholar in Residence" for the TU College of Law. He will be participating in a series of events during his two-day visit to TU.

As a consultant for numerous organizations and government agencies in several countries on matters of human rights and indigenous peoples, Anaya has represented indigenous nations from many parts of North and Central America before courts and international organizations. Anaya has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, the University of Toronto and The University of Tulsa. He is the author of "Indigenous Peoples in International Law."

For more information about the lecture or Anaya’s visit, please call Sue Lorenz at (918) 631-2431.