Carolyn Abeita (`88), a member of the UNM Board of Regents, presented the keynote address at the 15th Annual Academic Convocation and Gathering of Communities, during which members of the Native American community and Indian Law students were welcomed and recognized.
Kip Bobroff, former chair of the UNM School of Law's Indian Law Committee, received a special award for his contribution to the Indian Law Program. He left the law school earlier this year to pursue work as a community organizer.
Jacob Keyes, a 3L, received the Henry Kent Anderson Award, a new honor given to a student who demonstrates a concern for victims of social inequality. Receiving the Toby Grossman Indian Law Alumni Scholarship was Renee Ashley, a 1L. The scholarship covers full tuition for a year.
Honor songs were performed by the Zotigh Singers of New Mexico.