This CLE has been approved for 1.5 hours of NE CLE credit.
Cost: $10 for OBA members / $20 for non-members
Streaming: This video will stream continuously starting Thursday, October 22, 2020, starting at 3:30PM on the OBA YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/omahabarassociation
To Receive CLE Credit: (1) Watch Video, (2) Email email@example.com, and (3) Pay the CLE registration fee.
The POWER Act CLE:
The Historical, Present, and Future of Legal Representation of Native American Domestic Violence Victims (90 minutes)
Welcome: Hon. John Gerrard, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
The POWER Act, Sovereignty, and Safety for Native American Women
-Mary Kathryn Nagle, Attorney at Pipestem Law
-22 minutes long
-Looking at the history of legal sovereignty for Native Americans in the United States, and case law developments that tie into the passage of the
The POWER Act: An Overview
-Sarah Deer, Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas
-26 minutes long
-A complete rundown of the POWER Act, the Violence Against Women Act, and protections for Native American women
POWER Act: Violence Against the Native American Community
-Kirby Williams, Legal Aid of Nebraska’s Native American Program Coordinator
-14 minutes long
-An examination of the history of domestic violence and sexual assault of Native Americans in Nebraska and on tribal lands.
A View From the Front Lines – A Conversation with Domestic Violence Caseworkers at 4 Tribes in Nebraska
-Santee Sioux Tribe: Dana Yunker (Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Family Support Program Coordinator)
-Omaha Tribe: John Penn (Grant writer and consultant)
-Ponca Tribe: Andrea Rodriguez (Domestic Violence Program Director), Jenika Long (Elders Victim Advocate)
-Winnebago Tribe: Dorcee Kearnes (Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Advocate)
-Moderated by Kirby Williams, Legal Aid of Nebraska
-29 minutes long
The Omaha Bar Association is an approved CLE Sponsor in Nebraska and Iowa.