Join APPA and the Yurok Tribal Court on October 29th at 2:00 EDT for an informative webinar about Jurisdiction Issues and Reentry in Tribal Communities. This webinar will be presented by Judge Abby Abinanti, Chief Justice, of the Yurok Tribal Court and Amber Miller, Reentry Staff Attorney, for the Yurok Tribal Court.
In this webinar, participants will learn:
• Historical and present-day policies that have disenfranchised rural tribal communities
• Jurisdictional issues between tribes, the federal government, and state governments
• The role of tribal courts in criminal justice systems and reentry programming
• And Culturally appropriate relationships to improve reentry services in rural tribal communities.
Amber Miller is the Staff Attorney for the Yurok Tribal Court Reentry Program. Amber was raised in Northern California and Tucson, Arizona. She has been working with system-affected individuals since 2007, including in prisoner support...
Judge Abby is the Chief Judge of the Yurok Tribe. She is an enrolled member of the Yurok Tribe. She received her law degree from the University of New Mexico’s Law School and was the first tribal woman to be admitted to the California State Bar....