Native American Tribes, Law, and Planning

APA New Mexico Chapter


Friday, June 22, 2018
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT

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This session will express the importance of understanding and working with tribal governments in non-Native planning processes. It will describe the legal basis of tribal sovereignty; the federal trust responsibility; self-determination; tribal land jurisdiction; and tribal demographics. It will then apply these legal foundations to multiple planning topics, including zoning, housing and development, environmental protection, historic preservation, and economic development.

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Sharon Hausam, AICP

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Sharon Hausam, Ph.D., AICP, has been the Planning Program Manager for the Pueblo of Laguna since 2008, and has worked as a planner in Native American communities for over twenty years. She has a Master of Environmental Studies from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional ... Read More

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Christine Dersi,