FROM: NASI - Dr. Clarissa Confer
RE: Native American Heritage Month Speaker
Sent: 10/12/2017 11:50:33 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff

CALU Native American Studies Institute presents
the 2017 Native American Heritage Month Speaker

Attorney Christopher Chaney
“Tribal Sovereignty and Federal Indian Law”
Thursday, November 2nd
Duda 202 @ 11 AM




 Chris Chaney is a member of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation (Oklahoma) and currently works as an attorney for the FBI. He served as a tribal prosecutor handling crimes for the Jicarilla Apache Nation (New Mexico) and the Southern Ute Tribe (Colorado).  He also prosecuted federal Indian country crimes for the Navajo Nation and the Uintah & Ouray Ute Tribe (Utah).  For two years, Chris ran the BIA's law enforcement and corrections programs.  He is currently working at the FBI ensuring that tribal law enforcement agencies are able to access national FBI crime databases.