NATIVE AMERICAN
RIGHTS FUND TO
CELEBRATE 45 YEARS
WITH CLE EVENT
By Wayne Shammel
Introduction
 A graduate of Harvard Law School, Wayne
Shammel served as general counsel for the Cow
Creek Band of Umpqua ...
Native American Rights Fund
 At the Colorado Convention Center, the NARF will host a
community powwow and dinner and will...
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Native American Rights Fund to Celebrate 45 Years with CLE Event

A graduate of Harvard Law School, Wayne Shammel served as general counsel for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians for nearly two decades before founding his own solo practice in Roseburg, Oregon. An active member of the Native American community, Wayne Shammel has provided pro bono legal services to the Native American Rights Fund.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS FUND TO CELEBRATE 45 YEARS WITH CLE EVENT By Wayne Shammel
  • 2. Introduction  A graduate of Harvard Law School, Wayne Shammel served as general counsel for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians for nearly two decades before founding his own solo practice in Roseburg, Oregon. An active member of the Native American community, Wayne Shammel has provided pro bono legal services to the Native American Rights Fund. This November, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) will hold several events in Colorado to commemorate the 45 years of legal support it has provided to Native American tribes and individuals throughout the United States.
  • 3. Native American Rights Fund  At the Colorado Convention Center, the NARF will host a community powwow and dinner and will partner with the University of Colorado Native American Law Students Association to hold a continuing legal education (CLE) event for lawyers, students, and community members. On November 5, 2015, the NARF will host its “Respecting Our Past, Building the Future” seminar at the University of Colorado School of Law. Running throughout the day, the seminar will feature panel discussions on topics such as “Indigenous Roles in Environmental Stewardship” and “Protecting Tribal Existence and Tribal Sovereignty.” The course is free for both students and community members, with a suggested donation of $45. Meanwhile, attorneys can pay to take the course for CLE credit.

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