Tuesday, November 8, 2011

John Echohawk to Speak at CU

John Echohawk, Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund, will be coming to speak at Colorado Law, Wolf Law Building on the Boulder campus on Friday at 6 pm in the Wittemyer Court Room.

Mr. Echohawk, Pawnee, was the first graduate of the University of New Mexico's special program to train Indian lawyers, and was a founding member of the American Indian Law Students Association while in law school. John has been with NARF since its inception, having served continuously as Executive Director since 1977. He has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by the National Law Journal and has received numerous service awards and other recognition for his leadership in the Indian law field. John will be sharing his personal perspective on his experience in the field of native rights activism, for the purpose of inspiring aspiring professionals for the future.

What John means to the community, and what he has achieved in the field of Indian Law is hardly encompassed in his bio. This will be a special event, and welcome you, your friends, family, co-workers and everybody else to come!

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