Two initial panel discussions exploring President Nixon’s leadership in restoring self-determination for Native Americans (May 23, 2012, University of Tulsa’s Gilcrease Museum, Oklahoma)

Title: Restoring Rights for Native Americans

Panel Moderator: Reid Chambers, former Associate Solicitor, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Federal Panel (The Policy Change): Kent Frizzell, Solicitor and Undersecretary of Interior; Wallace Johnson, Assistant Attorney General for Lands and Natural Resources; Bobbie Kilberg, Staff Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs; and Brad Patterson, Executive Assistant to Leonard Garment.

Introduction of Native American Panel: Professor Walter Echo-Hawk, University of Tulsa College of Law.

Native American Panel (The Result): Professor Robert Anderson, University of Washington and Harvard Law School; Sam Deloria, Director, American Indian Graduate Center, Albuquerque; La Donna Harris, Founder and President of Americans for Indian Opportunity; and Hilary Tompkins, current Solicitor, Department of the Interior.