The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission is hosting two seminars on knowing your rights when interacting with law enforcement on July 17 and 18.
According to a Tuesday news release from the Human Rights Commission, the main topic of the two seminars is “North Dakota Pipeline Construction: What Went Wrong and What Went Right?,” which will be presented by Michelle Cook, Human Rights commissioner.
The issues that will be presented at the forum are:
– “Knowing your Rights When Protesting” and “What is a Hate Crime,” which the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law will conduct.
– “Knowing your Rights When Stopped by a Police Officer,” which will be delivered by the American Civil Liberties Union.
– “State and San Juan County Laws in Utah to be Aware of When Organizing a Gathering” will be presented by individuals that the Human Right Commission staff will announce later.
The July 17 seminar on Know Your Rights when Interacting With Law Enforcement begins at 9 a.m. at the Monument Valley Welcome Center in Oljato, Ariz.
The July 18 seminar also starts at 9 a.m. and is at the Red Mesa Chapter in Tees Nos Pos, Ariz.
Information: Navajo Human Rights Commission Office, 928-871-7436, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.