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Buffalo Business First
Porter to address SUNY Buffalo Law School grads

Wall Street Journal
Unions See Indian Casinos and Think: Jackpot

U.S. News
Tribes from around US converge in Washington state to discuss pros, cons of legal marijuana

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Testimony, May 2012
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The Hill
Why tax reform matters to Indian Country

Indian Law for Tribal Officials Workshop
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Odawi Seminar
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Tribal Tax Reform Article
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Dartmouth College Lecture on “Indigenous Peoples, Economic Recovery, and the Reform of U.S. Federal Indian Law”, October 2015
Harvard Radcliffe Institute “Native Peoples, Native Politics” Conference Keynote Address, April 2016

As I see it, ‘sovereignty’ as applied to Indigenous nations simply means freedom, the freedom of a people to choose what their future will be.