Canby Lectures

The William C. Canby Jr. Lecture was initiated and funded by Foundation Professor of Law Robert N. Clinton to honor The Honorable William C. Canby of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for his pioneering teaching of Indian Law at Arizona State University College of Law (now the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University), his many contributions to Indian country, and his long and highly distinguished service to the bench and bar.

 


Eighth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

“A Modicum of Justice:  Implementing the United Nations’ Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in the world of Federal Indian Law”  

G. William  “Bill” Rice, 
Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Native American Law Center, University of Tulsa College of Law
 

Date:   Thursday, January 29, 2015
Webcast archive: law.asu.edu/Canby2015


Seventh Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

“Reflections on the Changes in Indian Law and Indian Reservations from 1969 to the Present”

Reid Peyton Chambers, 
Partner,  Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP

Friday, January 31, 2014
Webcast archive at:  law.asu.edu/CanbyLecture2014
Click here to download Reid Peyton Chambers Arizona State Law Journal Article 

 


Sixth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

"Who's Sovereighty? Tribal Citizenship, Federal Indian Law, and Globalization"

Stacy L. Leeds, 
Dean, University of Arkansas School of Law
 

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Webcast archive at: online.law.asu.edu/events/2013/canby 
Click here to download Stacy Leeds Arizona State Law Journal Article


imageFifth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

"Tribal National Security: Strategy for the 21st Century"

Robert Odawi Porter, 
President, Seneca Nation of Indians
 

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 
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Fourth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

"What Makes a Nation?"

Chief Justice Herb Yazzie,
Navajo Nation Supreme Court 
 

Thursday, January 27, 2011
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Third Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

"Will the White Man's Indian Ever Die?"

Kevin Gover
Director, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution




Second Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

"Tribal Governance and Individual Rights: the Delicate Balance of Power and Alarm"

Diane Enos
President, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

February 17, 2009
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Inaugural William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

"Indians,Crime,and the Law: Five years of Scholarship on Criminal Justice in Indian Country"

Kevin K. Washburn
Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School

January 24, 2008
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