This Zoom webinar was held on August 5, 2020 to address ongoing human rights issues facing indigenous populations in the US. Watch the recording below and view the provided resources to learn more about the topics discussed. 


  • Dave Archambault: (Lakota: Tokala Ohitika) former Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Senior Fellow for the University of Colorado’s First Peoples Worldwide
  • Larry Baca: (Pawnee) former Deputy Director of the Office of Tribal Justice, United States Department of Justice, and former President of the Native American Bar Association
  • Dean Kevin Washburn: (Chickasaw) University of Iowa College of Law, former Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Amy Weismann (Moderator): Assistant Director, UI Center for Human Rights



From Dave Archambault: 

From Lawrence Baca:

From Kevin Washburn