Lecture: Indigenous Peoples and the "Universal Museum"

From H-Museum (and leading on from the previous post):

The University of Queensland presents a


Indigenous Peoples and the "Universal Museum"
by Dr Rick West, National Museum of the American Indian, USA
Auditorium Two, State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane
Thursday 15 March 2007, 5.30pm-7.00pm (including refreshments)

The University of Queensland is pleased to host Dr Rick West

W. Richard West Jr., a citizen of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of
Oklahoma and a Peace Chief of the Southern Cheyenne, is founding director of
the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. West has devoted
his professional life and much of his personal life to working with American
Indians on cultural, educational, legal and governmental issues.
Before becoming director of the National Museum of the American Indian, West
practiced law at the Indian-owned Albuquerque, N.M., law firm of Gover,
Stetson, Williams & West, P.C.; and before that, he was a partner in the
Washington, D.C., office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. He
served as general counsel and special counsel to numerous tribes and
organizations. In that capacity, he represented clients before federal,
state and tribal courts, various executive departments of the federal
government and Congress.

Limited places available.

RSVP: Thursday 8 March 2007
Ms Tania Hudspith
Protocol and Ceremonies
The University of Queensland
Email: t.hudspith@uq.edu.au
Phone: (07) 3365 1596


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