Robert A. Fairbanks is an enrolled member of the Minnesota Leech Lake Ojibwe Reservation and presently resides in Oklahoma.
A small portion of his
resume includes the following: Juris Doctor, University of Oklahoma; Master of Laws, Columbia University; Master of Education in Teaching Math and Science, Harvard University; Master of Arts in Medical Science, Stanford University; Master of Business Administration, Oklahoma City University; Master of Criminal Justice Administration, Oklahoma City University; Colonel, United States Air Force
, Judge Advocate Corps; former Editor-in-Chief, American Indian Law Review; President and Executive Director of the Native American College Preparatory Center; and author of dozens of articles, notes, and book reviews relative to the history of American Indian people in America.
Robert A. Fairbanks, The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe in 1997: A new beginning, or the beginning of the end?, Native American Press, Dec. 27, 1996, at 6 (emphasis added).
In a 1996 American Indian Law Review article, Robert A. Fairbanks
stated in pertinent part:
Robert A. Fairbanks
, Native American Sovereignty and Treaty Rights: Are They Historical Illusions?, 20 American Indian L.Rev.
141, 142, 146 (1996).