Broward County Women Lawyers' Association

The Broward Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers

Broward County Women Lawyers' Association - The Broward Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers

BCWLA Native American Luncheon

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Date/Time
Date - 02/07/2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location
Lobster Bar Sea Grille

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National Native American Heritage Presentation

Sliver of a Moon:

The True Story of the Violence Against Women’s Act and Its Impact on Native American Women

Over 3000 Native American women and Children are reported missing or dead. In spite of efforts from every Tribe there are no statistics or reports for the number of Native American Women who are abused, raped, murdered or taken. The Violence Against Women’s Act created the first declaration, funding and expansion of Tribal Jurisdiction in 250 years. Sliver of a Moon is the true story of four brave Native American women that appeared before the US Congress and told their story to obtain this result.

This presentation is timely in today’s current environment. Come listen to the story of these women and learn about varied and complex nature of laws and cross jurisdictional practice of law in Indian Country.

Presenter/Moderator:  Robert O. Saunooke, Esq.

Also, enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Lobster Bar

Las Olas Fort Lauderdale

BCWLA Member Price: $40.00

Non-Member Price: $45.00

Day of Program Price: $50.00

2.0 CLE credits

Sponsorship Opportunities are available, contact BCWLA

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