Fort Bridger Treaty Seminar
Please join the University of Idaho College of Law's Native American Law Student Association.
This is a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of the legal significance of the Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868 signed between the United States and Shoshone and Bannock people of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.
3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Seminar and Q & A
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Guest Reception
Friday, November 2, 2018
Idaho Law & Justice Learning Center
514 W. Jefferson Street, Rm 313
Boise, ID 83720
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Live Stream Seminar and Q&A
Menard Law Bldg., Room 104
711 S. Rayburn Drive
Moscow, ID 83843
2 CLE credits (pending, Idaho State Bar)
Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868: Treaty Seminar Agenda
3:00-3:10pm Event welcome from:
- Don Burnett, on behalf of College of Law
- Chairman Nathan Small on behalf of Shoshone Bannock Tribes & Blessing (Lionel or Nathan)
- Introduction of our guest speakers from Professor Dylan Hedden-Nicely
3:15-4:15 1st Seminar Panel; Mark Echo Hawk and Chad Colter
- Mark Echo Hawk’s presentation/discussion on the legal evolution of the Fort Bridger Treaty, specifically Article IV and overview of the relevant case law such as Race Horse, Tinno, and Cutler and treaty canons of construction.
- Chad Colter presentation/discussion on the present day administration of the fish and wildlife departments under the authority of the treaty. Discussion of our enforcement and JX of the Tribes regarding the big game code and management of the wildlife resources on and off reservation; salmon, big game, etc. . . How does the SBT exercise their treaty rights off reservation?
4:30-6:00 2nd Seminar Panel; Chairman Small, Blaine Edmo, and Lionel Boyer; Treaty topic discussion from tribal leaders of the past and present.
6:00 PM (Reception)
Photo from Sho-Ban News