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Lunch Lecture with Rellani Ogumoro: 'Navigating a Political Relationship: Indigenous and American in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands'

Join us for a Lunch Lecture with Rellani Ogumoro, "Navigating a Political Relationship: Indigenous and American in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands," on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.  

Rellani Ogumoro (2L) is Refaluwasch from the Northern Mariana Islands. Prior to starting law school, Ogumoro served as a program analyst in the Office of the Assistant Secretary–Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior and as a policy advisor under the special assistant to the president on Native American affairs in the Obama White House. In these positions, Ogumoro assisted leadership with the White House Council on Native American Affairs, dedicated to coordinating federal policies and programs to better serve Tribal Nations as well as the body which planned the Obama administration’s annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.

This presentation will focus on the history of the Northern Mariana Islands and current issues. Ogumoro will discuss the political relationship between the United States of America and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The presentation will also touch on what it means to be an American from a U.S. territory.

RSVP at ilp@asu.edu or 490-965-2922.

Date
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm
Price: 
Free
Campus: 
Downtown Phoenix campus
Location: 
Beus Center for Law and Society 352, Active Learning Classroom
Department: 
ASU Law, Indian Legal Program
Phone: 
490-965-2922
Contact: 
Danielle Williams
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