Robert James Miller: Neilly Series Lecture
Author and Lawyer Robert J. Miller is the March Neilly Series Lecture speaker. Miller is a member of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma and a practitioner and teacher of Indian Law. He is Associate Professor at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, and recipient of a J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College. Miller is Chief Justice of the Court of Appeals of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and sits as a judge for other tribes. He helped found and was on the executive committee of the Oregon State Bar Indian Law Section and the National Indian Child Welfare Association.
His book, Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny, connects Jefferson and Lewis and Clark, to the Doctrine of Discovery.
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