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Tribal Law Institute CLE International

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Hilton Resort & Villas, Scottsdale, AZ

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Kilpatrick Townsend partner Catherine Munson is Program Co-Chair of the 8th Annual Tribal Water Law Conference. Ms. Munson will also present "Lower Basin Drought Contingency Plan – Tribal Participation in the LDCP and Tribal Roles," with co-presenters Jason Travis Hauter, Esq. (Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Washington, DC), Lawrence Marquez (Native American Affairs Program Manager, US Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix, AZ), and Margaret J. Vick, Esq. (Special Counsel for Water Resources Colorado River Indian Tribes, Parker, AZ).

The Tribal Water Law Conference will focus on resiliency and adaptability during this time of critical demand for water. Join Tribes, attorneys, government leaders, academia, and environmental specialists to discuss, debate, network, and learn. You will hear from the top players in the field of Tribal Water Law on these hot topics:

  • Litigation and Legislation Update
  • Indian Water Rights, Tribal Water Law, and the Potential for Redemption
  • Federal Update
  • Moving Indian Water Settlements Through Congress
  • Lower Basin Drought Contingency Plan
  • Tribal/State Collaboration
  • Indian Water Rights: Truths & Myths
  • Ethical Case Studies on Water Use, Storage, and Diversion in Indian Country
  • Tribal Nonpoint Source Management and Wetlands Programs, and the Use of the State
  • Revolving Fund Program
  • Maintaining a Tribal Homeland in the Modern Era
  • Flexibility and the CSKT Compact
  • Tribal Water Marketing Agreement in the Colorado River Basin
  • The Adjudication of the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe’s Water Rights
  • Hoopa Valley Case
  • Yurok Tribe v. Bureau of Reclamation


For more information, please visit the conference website.

Event Details

Thursday, September 26, 2019-

Friday, September 27, 2019

Hilton Resort & Villas, Scottsdale, AZ
6333 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85250

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Thursday, September 26
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 27
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

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