Native American Rights Fund

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Native American Rights Fund (NARF)

Address:1506 Broadway St
Boulder, CO 80302

Established: 1970. Description:Dedicated to preserving tribal existence and protecting tribal natural resources. Promotes human rights and educates the public about Indian rights, laws, and issues. Provides legal representation and technical assistance to Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide. NARF also maintains a law library that offers reference and research assistance to the public. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: JUSTICE Newsletter (biannually); free. NARF Legal Review (biannually); free.

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"Right now all they have is a plan to make a plan," says Keith Harper, an attorney with the Native American Rights Fund. "Our view is, beneficiaries can't wait that long."
sacred grounds, preservation of our ancestral grounds, and freedom to practice our religious, cultural and traditional ways." John Echohawk, executive director of the Native American Rights Fund, calls federal acknowledgment literally a "matter of life and death."
Some of the more well-known Native American activists involved in efforts to improve statutory and constitutional religious protections to Indian inmates include Walter Echo-Hawk, Esq., and Don Ragona, Esq., of the Native American Rights Fund (NARF), and Vernon Bellecourt and Ted Means of the Heart of the Earth Survival School.
She was formerly an attorney for NANA, a Kellogg grant coordinator for Native American Rights Fund, a communications technician for NANA, and a morning anchor and reporter for KTVF in Fairbanks.
In November of 2006, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) initiated Visions for the Future, the first in a series of annual art shows in Boulder, Colorado in which Native American artists aged 18 to 35 displayed work connected to the NARF's mission to defend and exert the rights of Native peoples.
The author of this study has had a long involvement in the field of Indian law, both as a staff attorney for the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) in the 1970s and as professor of law at the University of Oregon and then the University of Colorado.
Bender and Don Miller of the Native American Rights Fund have been working on the Catawbas' case since the mid-1970s.

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