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Frank Pommersheim

Professor Emeritus Frank Pommersheim writes extensively in the field of Indian law. He is the author of Braid of Feathers (American Indian Law and Contemporary Tribal Life), Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution, more than 40 law review articles, and more than 125 judicial opinions. His most recent book entitled Tribal Justice: 25 Years as a Tribal Appellate Justice came out in 2015. Professor Pommersheim has received the University of South Dakota Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, the South Dakota Peace and Justice Center Reconciliation Award, and the John Wesley Jackson Award as the Outstanding Professor of Law. He has also been nominated for the University of South Dakota President’s Award for Research Excellence. Frank is also a poet. His most recent chapbook is Buddha Why Buddha (The Buddha Correspondence, Vol. 3).