Robert J. Miller on FIRST PERSON RADIO 8/2/17

FIRST PERSON RADIO starts the new schedule on Wednesday, August 2, 1017 at 1:00 p.m. My guest tomorrow is Professor Robert J. Miller, author of several books, most notably Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Manifest Destiny, (2006 and paperback 2008) and (co-authored), Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies. He is a citizen of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. He s a professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and the faculty director of the Rosette LLP American Indian Economic Development Program.

Robert James Miller was appointed in 2016 to the Navajo Nation Council of Economic Advisors. Bob was elected to memberships in the American Law Institute in 2012 and in the American Philosophical Society in 2014 (which has elected only 5,507 members since 1743). He graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon in 1991 and clerked for Judge O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He has taught and practiced American Indian law since 1993. He is a justice on the Grand Ronde Tribe Court of Appeals and serves as a judge for other tribes. Bob has written dozens of articles, books, editorials, and book chapters on Indian law issues and has spoken at conferences in more than thirty-one states and in England, Canada, Australia, and India. In 2003, he was appointed by his tribe to the Circle of Tribal Advisors, which was part of the National Council of the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial. His first book, Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Manifest Destiny, was published in 2006 and came out in paperback in 2008. His second book (co-authored), Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies, was published in hardback and paperback by Oxford University Press in 2010 and 2012. His third book, Reservation “Capitalism:” Economic Development in Indian Country, was published in 2012 and came out in paperback in 2013. Bob is on the board of the Tribal Leadership Forum and has also served on the boards of the Oregon Historical Society, the National Indian Child Welfare Association, and the Oregon Native American Business & Entrepreneurial Network. He works as a consultant for the American Philosophical Society, and works with the American Law Institute on the new Restatement entitled “The Law of American Indians.” Bob is a citizen of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma.

 

 

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