Rebecca M Webster

Assistant Professor

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Webster, R. M. (2018). Food Reservations at the Reservation. In B. Fiedler (Ed.), Translating National Policy to Improve Environmental Conditions Impacting Public Health Through Community Planning.

Webster, R. M. (2017). Reconsidering blood quantum criteria for the expansion of tribal jurisdiction. In N. Hill & K. Rattertree (Eds.), The Great Vanishing Act: Blood Quantum and the Future of Native Nations. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing.

Webster, R. M. (2016). This land can sustain us: Cooperative land use planning on the Oneida Reservation. Planning Theory and Practice, 17(1), pp. 9-34. doi: 10.1080/14649357.2015.1135250.

Webster, R. M. (2016, January). Tribal and Local Governments: Jurisdictional Challenges Within Shared Spaces. Wisconsin Lawyer, 899(1), pp. 22-31.

Webster, R. M. (2015). Service Agreements: Exploring payment formulas for tribal trust land on the Oneida Reservation. American Indian Quarterly, 39(4), pp. 347-363.

Webster, R. M., Adams, A., III, & Armstrong, D. (2015, May). An introduction: American Indian tribes and law in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Lawyer, 88(5), pp. 18-25.

Personal profile

Shekóli swakwe·kú. Kany^teklu ní· yúkyats. Dr. Rebecca M. Webster ohslunike. Wakkwáho niwaki?taló·t^. On^yote?a·ká ni wakuhutsyot^. Talukowane nitwakenu. (Hello everyone. My name is kany^teklu which means snow scattered here and there, trying to protect the land. My English name is Dr. Rebecca M. Webster. I am wolf clan. People of the Standing Stone is the land or earth I come from. I grew up near Duck Creek in Oneida, Wisconsin.)

I am an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation. Before coming to UMD, I served my tribe’s administration as an attorney focusing on intergovernmental relations and a variety of land use issues for 13 years. While I was an attorney, I taught classes internally within the tribal structure as well as classes at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Common boundaries: Moving toward coordinated and sustainable planning on the Oneida reservation, Walden University

Award Date: Aug 23 2014

Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Award Date: Jun 2 2003

Research Interest Keywords

  • American Indian studies
  • public policy
  • tribal administration
  • federal Indian law
  • tribal governance
  • food sovereignty
  • intergovernmental relationships


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