NALC Conference-May 2009

Exhibiting Culture:Studio NALC Image
Museums & Indians
(May 15 & 16)

Image: Joseph Henry Sharp, Studio Visitors (detail), oil on canvas, courtesy of Gilcrease Museum


Keynote address

Director of the Smithsonian’s
National Museum of the American Indian

Gilcrease Museum
1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127

All events are free and open to the public. Conference registration is requested.


8:00 Registration and coffee/continental breakfast
8:30 Opening remarks:
Stead Upham, President, University of Tulsa
Janet Levit, Dean, TU College of Law
Jim Gray, Chief, Osage Nation
9:00-10:30 Panel 1: Museums and Indians
Dr. Duane King, Director, Gilcrease Museum
Dr. Dan Monroe, Director, Peabody Essex Museum
Rebecca Tsosie, Professor of Law and Executive Director, Indian Legal Program, Arizona State University College of Law
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:15 Panel 2: Cultural property
Dr. Garrick Bailey, Department of Anthropology, University of Tulsa
Angela Riley, Professor of Law, Southwestern University School of Law
Marilyn Phelan, Professor of Law, Texas Tech University School of Law
12:15-12:30 Break
12:30-1:45 Lunch
Speaker: Rennard Strickland, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Oregon School of Law
1:45-2:00 Break
2:00-3:30 Panel 3: Law and Culture
Alex Tallchief Skibine, Professor of Law University of Utah College of Law
Kristen Carpenter, Professor of Law, University of Denver College of Law
Allison Dussias, Professor of Law, New England School of Law
3:30-4:30 Museum tour and/or exploring Gilcrease on your own
4:30-5:30 Reception
5:30-6:30 Buffet dinner
6:30 Keynote address, open to the public
Kevin Gover, Director, National Museum of the American Indian

For more information or to register, contact Barbette Veit at
(918) 631-5604 or

4th Annual Native Justice Powwow

Sponsored by the Native American Law Students Assoc.

May 16, 2009 at 2:00 pm
The University of Tulsa
Allen Chapman Activity Center, Great Hall
440 S Gary Ave.