Carrie Garrow is a member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and was raised at the Akwesasne Territory in New York. She earned her A.B. from Dartmouth College, J.D. from Stanford Law School, and a Master's in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Ms. Garrow has worked as a deputy district attorney for Riverside County, Chief Judge of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Courts, and as a consultant for Tribal Law and Policy Institute, the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, and the Native Nations Institute.
Ms. Garrow writings include “Following Deskaheh’s Legacy: Reclaiming the Cayuga Indian Nation’s Land Rights in the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights,” 35 Syracuse J. Int’l L. & Com. 341 (2008); Joseph Thomas Flies-Away, Carrie Garrow & Miriam Jorgensen, Native Nation Courts: Key Players in Nation Rebuilding, in Rebuilding Native Nations, Strategies for Governance and Development 115 (Miriam Jorgensen ed., 2007); Robert Odawi Porter, Carrie E. Garrow, Audra Simpson, Comments in Opposition to the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative Requiring American Indians Traveling into United States from Canada to Carry a U.S. or Canadian Passport, The Center for Indigenous Law, Governance & Citizenship Research Paper Series 05-03; Robert Odawi Porter and Carrie E. Garrow, Legal and Policy Analysis Associated with Indigenous Migrating Peoples: Assessing the Impact on the Haudenosaunee in New York State, the Center for Indigenous Law, Governance & Citizenship Research Paper Series 05-01; Joseph Thomas Flies-Away, Carrie Garrow, and Miriam Jorgensen, Divorce and Real Property on American Indian Reservations: Lessons for First Nations and Canada, 29:2 Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal 81 (Spring/Summer 2005); Carrie Garrow and Sarah Deer, Tribal Criminal Law and Procedure (AltaMira Press 2004); Paul Robertson, Miriam Jorgensen, Carrie E. Garrow, “Indigenizing Evaluation Research: Raising the Tipi in the Oglala Sioux Nation,” 28 American Indian Quarterly 498 (2004).
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