The Fort Lewis College History Department will host a free presentation by Troy Eid, “Historic Injustice, Tribes and the Future: The Case for Tribal Sovereignty” at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 120 of the Center for Southwest Studies.
Eid is a principal shareholder in the Denver office of Greenburg Traurig, one of the world’s largest law firms. He co-chairs the firm’s American Indian Law Practice Group and is often jointly selected as a mediator to resolve disputes between Native American tribes and energy companies, and between tribes and state governments.
He is chief judge pro tem of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. Eid currently serves as the president of the Navajo Nation Bar Association and is a past recipient of NNBA’s Member of the Year Award. Most recently, he was voted by his peers as the 2020 Lawyer of the Year for Native American Law by Best Lawyers in America.
For more information, call Ellen Paul at 247-7267.