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Artman serves on panels about effort to expand reservation

Carl Artman
September 19, 2011

Professor Carl Artman recently served on a panel about efforts by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to expand their reservation on Sept. 16.

Artman’s presentation, “You Heard the Fiction, Now Hear the Facts: A Lesson in Tribal Governance,” was a response to the non-native locals protesting the efforts of the Chumash Indians.

Artman, Director of Economic Development in Indian Country, was mentioned in the Santa Ynez Valley News and the Santa Maria Times as a panelist for the pro-tribe meeting.

Artman is a Professor of Practice at the College of Law. His current courses include Federal Advocacy for the Tribal Client and Economic Development in Indian Country. He served as the 10th Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Interior and as the Department’s Associate Solicitor for Indian Affairs. An enrolled member of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin, Professor Artman has worked for his tribe as Director of Federal Affairs and Chief Legal Counsel.