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ON DEMAND: Water Is Life: Inside the Struggle over Access to Water in Indian Country

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108 Minutes

**This is a previously recorded program, originally recorded on September 10, 2020.

The coronavirus pandemic has focused public attention on water insecurity in Native American communities. On the Navajo Nation, for example, recent studies show that at least 15% of the population lacks access to running water. This event will feature elected officials, lawyers, and members of civil society who are working to protect and realize the right to safe, clean drinking water across Indian Country through litigation, advocacy, and infrastructure development.

Sponsored by: Indian Law Committee of the D.C. Bar Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Community

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Speakers:
  • Bryan Newland, Chairman, Bay Mills Indian Community
  • Katie Brossy, Senior Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Emma Robbins, Navajo Water Project Director, DigDeep
  • Rose Petoskey, President, Native American Bar Association of DC (Moderator)
 
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$0  D.C. Bar Community Member - Premium
$15 D.C. Bar Law Student Community Member
$20 D.C. Bar Community Member
$20 Government/Nonprofit
$40 D.C. Bar Member
$60 Non-member 
 
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