Siena Kalina

Indian Law Fellow

Siena earned her J.D. in 2023 from the University of Colorado Law School, graduating with certificates in both American Indian Law and Civil Rights and Racial Justice.

At Colorado Law, Siena served as a Production Editor for the Environmental Law Journal and both President and Treasurer of Colorado’s Native American Law Students Association. In her third year of law school, Siena served as President of the National Native American Law Students Association and was a Board Member of the National Native American Bar Association.

Siena worked as a research assistant for Professor Charles F. Wilkinson throughout law school, where her research focused on Tribal fishing rights in the Pacific Northwest. She also gained experience as a student attorney through Colorado’s American Indian Law Clinic where she worked on issues surrounding voting rights and access in Indian Country as well as the ICWA.