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The University of California at Los Angeles has secured the single largest donation on record from a Native American tribe to a law school—$15 million that will fund full-ride scholarships for students who aspire to careers in tribal law.

That gift comes from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, a federally-recognized based in Marin and Sonoma Counties in Northern California. In addition to breaking the record among law schools, it is among the biggest gifts made by a tribe to any university, according to UCLA.

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Karen Sloan

Karen Sloan is the Legal Education Editor and Senior Writer at ALM. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @KarenSloanNLJ Sign up for Ahead of the Curve—her weekly email update on trends and innovation in legal education—here: https://www.law.com/briefings/ahead-of-the-curve/

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