Alumnae co-author book on American Indian law

Friday, April 04, 2014


Stacy Leeds (JD '97) and Angelique EagleWoman (LLM '04) have co-authored a new book, Mastering American Indian Law.  The book, published by Carolina Academic Press, is a supplement to instructional learning, providing students with an overview of the historical to the contemporary on major aspects of American Indian law and policy, including tribal law, federal Indian law, and tribal-state relations.

See Mastering American Indian Law, Carolina Academic Press page

Stacy Leeds is Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is a member of the Cherokee Nation and a former justice on the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court. Leeds currently serves as Chairperson of the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission.  In 2013, she was recognized with the American Bar Association’s Spirit of Excellence Award for her work in promoting a more racially and ethnically diverse legal profession.

Angelique Townsend EagleWoman is an Associate Professor of Law and a James E. Rogers Fellow in American Indian Law at the University of Idaho College of Law. She teaches in the areas of Native American Law, Native Natural Resources Law, Tribal Economics Law, and Civil Procedure. Professor EagleWoman is a citizen of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation. She has served as Tribal Public Defender for the Kaw and Ponca Nations, both of Oklahoma.