Earlier this month, voters in Oregon and Alaska voted to legalize recreational marijuana. There are nine tribes in Oregon and over 200 tribes in Alaska. How are they responding to changes in state laws on marijuana? Tribes in Colorado and Washington have mostly stood against marijuana legalization in their states and continue to ban its presence in their Native communities.
Join us as we explore where tribes stand on marijuana legalization and what conflicts exist between, tribal, federal and state laws and policies.
Gabe Galanda (Round Valley Tribe of Indians) – attorney with Galanda Broadman
Judge Scott Moore ( …. ) -judge in Southern Ute Tribal Court
Brent Leonhard – attorney, Office of Legal Counsel for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Mike Williams (Yupiit) – Chief of the Yupiit Nation and a member of the Akiak Native Community Tribal Council