National Museum of the American Indian: 21st Century Native Cultural Governance at Work

Event Information

Part of the Good Native Governance Speakers Series

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
12 – 2 PM
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

Presented by W. Richard West Jr.
Richard West is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Autry National Center of the American West. He is also the Founding Director and Director Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian. He earned a bachelor's degree in American history magna cum laude in 1965 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Redlands in California. He also received a master's degree in American history from Harvard University in 1968. West graduated from the Stanford University School of Law with a doctorate of jurisprudence degree in 1971.

Lunch will be served. RVSP required:

In 2013–14, the UCLA American Indian Studies Center is showcasing innovative research around the theme of Good Native Governance, with a focus on law, education, and economic development. This speaker series is part of our year-long schedule of events.

Hosted by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center.

UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 2, 3 and 4 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues). For more information, call 310-825-7315.