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MPA Colloquium: Understanding Current Administrative and Legal Challenges in Tribal Law and Policy

Danielle Mayberry

Trial Judge, Te-Moak Tribal Court

Principal Law Clerk, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court

Danielle J. Mayberry (Western Shoshone) is the Principal Law Clerk at the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court located in Akwesasne, New York and currently serves as a Trial Judge for the Te-Moak Tribal Court. She has published articles discussing the Indian Child Welfare Act and an article discussing a Western Shoshone sacred site and the application of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to protect the site and the cultural rights of the Western Shoshone people. She was selected to be part of the Native Nations Institute 2021 Tribal Professionals Cohort. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and History from Jamestown College and her law degree from the University of Idaho College of Law with an emphasis in Native American law. She also serves as the Region 2 Representative on the National American Indian Court Judges Association Board of Directors and has spoken at national conferences and trainings. Danielle is an enrolled member of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone.