“The Ethic of Collecting,” The Dynamics of Museum Ethics: Native Peoples and Ethnographic Collections, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, MA, April 30, 1993

“Ethics! What a Wonderful World,” Seminar Series: Ethics Across and Beyond the Curriculum, Prof. G. Levin, Baruch College, New York, NY, February 27, 2003

“The Ethic of Collecting,” in conjunction with Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, July 8, 2003



“Art vs. Artifact,” Americans for Indian Opportunity, Santa Fe, NM, August 23, 1992

“To a Life Richly Lived: A Letter of Thanks,” Richard Erdoes’s 90th Birthday, ­July 7, 2002. For more books by Erdos – Click Here.

“Justice, Equality and Peace,” Women in the Arts Luncheon, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, November 20, 2002

“Change the Mainstream!” Acceptance Speech, The National Organization for Women, 2007 Women of Power and Influence Award, New York, NY, June 20, 2007



“Current Issues Facing the Native American,” Contemporary Indian Issues, The Native A­merican Film Festival and Media Celebration, Lincoln Center, New York, NY, June 6-7, 1992

“Trafficking and Private Collectors,” Law and the Sacred: Native American Repatriation Conference, University of Chicago, IL, October 24, 1997.

“Intercultural Partnership and the Private Sector,” U.S. Department of the Interior Conference: Partnership Opportunities for Federally-Associated Collections, The San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA, November 18-20, 1998.

“Raising the Bar: Searching for an Ethical Morality,” These Stones Are Mine: Understanding the Current Art and Cultural Property Debate and its Impact on the Art World, Barbara Hoffman, Moderator, Co-panelists: Sharon Cott, General Counsel of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Rena Neville, Senior Vice President and Director, Compliance, Sotheby’s Holdings, Inc., National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY, June 6, 2006

“Who is the Criminal, Where is the Justice?” Global Issues in Art Crime, Professor. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY, September 27, 2006.