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John Echohawk

Native American Rights Fund

Executive Director


pronouns: He/Him
state: CO
city: Boulder
Tribal Affiliation: YES
languages: English
race + ethnicity: Indigenous (e.g. Native, Native American, First Nations, Comunidades Indígenas, Indigenous descendant)
John (Pawnee) is the Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund. He was the first Native American graduate of the University of New Mexico's special program for training Native American Lawyers and has been with NARF since its inception in 1970. Recognized as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America, John works tirelessly for Native American legal and political issues. He serves on several Boards, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, and has been appointed by presidents to various policy and review commissions.

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