Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NARF Staff Attorney Brett Lee Shelton presents at 2014 Pathways to Respecting American Indian Civil Rights Conference

Earlier this month the 2014 Pathways to Respecting American Indian Civil Rights Conference took place in Denver, Colorado.  NARF Staff Attorney Brett Lee Shelton presented on both “Federal Indian Boarding School Policy and Important Impacts of the Policy in 2014” and “History of United States Federal Indian Law and Policy: Intersectionality of Issues Across Federal Service Delivery Areas.”

The Conference was a great opportunity for civil rights advocates to come together.  Pictured here, left to right, are: Steve Chavez of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission; Lesley Kabotie of
Indigenous Collaboration; Brett Lee Shelton, NARF Staff Attorney; John Dulles, former U.S. Commissioner on Civil Rights; and Jeremy Rodriguez from Representative Ed Perlmutter’s Office.

To learn more about the history of the boarding school era and outlines NARF’s efforts to secure justice and healing for the multi-generational victims, click here.