Thursday, August 21, 2014

NARF to attend 2014 Santa Fe Indian Market

Are you going to the Santa Fe Indian Market this weekend?  If so, please stop by the NARF booth to say hello!  NARF's booth will be located at the
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, across from Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Museum.  Please stop by to chat with NARF staff and learn more about our work asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide.  To learn more about the Santa Fe Indian Market, click here.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

NARF Executive Director John E. Echohawk and NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy recognized in the 21st Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Photos of John Echohawk and Melody McCoyNARF Executive Director John E. Echohawk and NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy have both been recognized in the 21st Edition of Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Native American Law.  The Best Lawyers publications annually highlight attorneys who are highly respected in their fields.  Selection is made though surveys in which attorneys confidentially evaluate their peers.  Attorneys are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on the annual lists. 

Congratulations, John and Melody!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy to speak at Indian Child Welfare Act Conference

This week NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy is speaking at the 4th annual Indian Child Welfare Act Conference, sponsored by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

Melody will provide a national ICWA case overview and legislative update.  To learn more about the Conference, click here.  And, to learn about NARF's ICWA work, click here.


Monday, August 11, 2014

NARF thanks 2014 Summer Law Clerk Hunter Cox

This summer, we’re highlighting the law students who were chosen to participate in NARF’s 2014 Law Clerk Program, and this week we're highlighting Hunter Cox. 

Hunter is an enrolled citizen of the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation.  After graduating from Dartmouth College, he worked as a paralegal for the Manhattan District Attorney Appeals Bureau.  He is currently completing his JD/MPP at the University of Michigan.  Additionally, he currently serves as Treasurer for the National Native American Law Students Association and as a Contributing Editor for the Michigan Journal of Race and Law.  Hunter spent last summer clerking at Legal Services of South Central Michigan, and has volunteered at the Navajo Nation's DNA-People's Legal Services on the Navajo Nation.  Thank you, Hunter!