EagleWoman Elected Secretary of Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Section Executive Board

Friday, December 13 2013

The following individuals have been elected to the Indian Law Section Executive Board: Andrew Adams III, chair; Tracy Toulou, deputy chair; Angelique EagleWoman, secretary; and Ann Tweedy, treasurer.

Angelique EagleWoman (Wambdi A. WasteWin) {Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate} served as chair of the Indian Law Section Subcommittee on the Development of Federal Indian Law (DFIL) from September 2010- September 2012. Angelique also served as one of the conference co-chairs in 2012-2013 for the 38th Annual Indian Law Conference, and she is currently serving as a co-chair for the 2013-2014 39th Annual Indian Law Conference. EagleWoman is a tenured associate professor of law at the University of Idaho College of Law and teaches in the areas of civil procedure and native law. In civil procedure, she is focused on federal litigation and stays up to date on current issues involving the Federal Bar Association. In native law, EagleWoman is the sole director of a program at the University of Idaho College of Law and welcomes opportunities to work with colleagues on a national level on issues important in that field. She is honored to be a part of the Indian Law Section Board.

The purpose of the Indian Law Section shall be to further the purposes of the association as stated in its Constitution and to develop and advance the field of federal Indian law. The section shall promote the interests of those practicing federal Indian law and within the tribal and state legal systems that interact with federal Indian law; and shall plan, participate in, conduct and/or publish, as appropriate, services, programs or publications to this end. The section shall develop public positions with respect to matters of federal Indian law and make recommendations to the association on public positions that it should consider taking.