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Robert J. Miller's Biography

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Feb 2008

Robert Miller is a Professor at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon where he teaches Indian Law courses and Civil Procedure. He has taught and practiced Indian law since 1993. He has also been a part-time tribal judge since 1995 and is now the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeals for the Grand Ronde Tribe. Bob has published numerous articles, editorials, and book chapters on Indian issues and has spoken at dozens of federal, state, and private conferences in more than twenty-six states and in England, Canada and Australia. In 2003, he was appointed by his tribe to the Circle of Tribal Advisors, which was part of the National Council of the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial. He has been speaking across the country about the Lewis & Clark Expedition and his book Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Manifest Destiny, which was published in September 2006. Bob is a citizen of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma.

Check out his blog on Indian affairs http://lawlib.lclark.edu/blog/native_america/


Upcoming Works

Reservation Capitalism: Economic Development in Indian Country

Recommended Links


Praeger Publishers - hardback copy (Sept. 2006). University of Nebraska Press - paperback (May 2008)