Bill Means “Personal Experiences of an American Indian Movement Activist: From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock” – April 4

ASU American Indian Studies and the Office of American Indian Initiatives are sponsoring a talk by Mr. Bill Means titled “Personal Experiences of an American Indian Movement Activist: From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock” on Tuesday, April 4th in Coor 5536 from 2:30 to 4:30.  Refreshments will be provided.  Bill is a long-time activist who has participated in numerous Indigenous initiatives in the national and international arenas since the early 1970s.

Job Opportunity – Associate Attorney

Fredericks Peebles & Morgan’s Sacramento Office is seeking an Associate Attorney with 2-5 years of experience in advising businesses or governmental entities on regulatory and litigation matters before federal, state, tribal or local agencies. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials as well as excellent organization, research, writing, and analytical skills. In addition, membership to the California State Bar is required.

To be considered, please provide a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your law school transcript to:

Ann Hacker, Director of Human Resources
3610 North 163rd Plaza Omaha, NE 68116

Accepting applications until April 30, 2017.

Job Opportunity – Assistant Prosecutor


Ak-Chin Indian Community

Job Title: Assistant Prosecutor
Pay Range: $67,028 – $80,433.50 per annum
Reports to: Prosecutor
Closing Date: Monday, April 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Summary:      Under general direction of the Prosecutor, prosecutes cases on behalf of the Ak-Chin Indian Community. This is as an exempt position.

Minimum Qualifications:     Experience equivalent to two years of full time work providing legal counsel in a tribal, local government, or corporate setting, at least one year of trial work is preferred. Federal Indian Law course work or clinical experience in an Indian legal clinic or law school setting will be considered toward the required experience.  Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona and possess a Juris Doctorate.  Must posses a valid Arizona Driver’s License and be able to meet the Community’s insurance carrier requirements. (see list attached to application or on the website).

Download pdf job announcement: Assistant Prosecutor

Multiple Job Opportunities

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Attorney, Durant, OK. Applicants should send their resumes to: Karen Burkett, Senior Recruiter, at

Tohono O’odham Nation

Chief Prosecutor, Sells, AZ. Applicants must have at least six years of relevant experience, including three years of supervisory experience, and be licensed in Arizona.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to Laura Berglan, Acting Attorney General, via email at

Bear River Band of Rohnerville

Court Clerk, Loleta, CA. Apply here.

Oglala Sioux Tribe

In-house Attorneys (2), Pine Ridge, SD. Requirements: degree from an accredited law school; admitted to practice and in good standing by a State Bar Association; hair follicle drug test; criminal background check; experience working with Tribes and knowledge of federal Indian law. Salary: depends on years of legal experience, up to $150,000 per annum. Interested candidates must submit a Letter of Intent and documents to: Lisa Cummings, Oglala Sioux Tribe, Legal Department, PO Box 2070, Pine Ridge, SD 57770 or email to Telephone number: 605.867.2138.

University of Washington School of Law

Staff Attorney, Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic, Seattle, WA.

ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception – Announcing this year’s award recipients!

Happy to announce this year’s award recipients! Congratulations to Herb Yazzie and Matthew Lee Campbell for their dedication and leadership in Indian Country.

Awards will be presented at the 18th Annual ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception to be held April 6, 2017 (5-7:30 p.m.) at Shadow Lounge, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. We hope you will join us to celebrate their recognition! Don’t forget to send your RSVP to by March 30, 2017.

Job Opportunity – Interim Executive Director

DNA People’s Legal Services is a non-profit legal services provider celebrating 50 years of service with approximately 25 attorneys delivering legal services to an underserved population in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. DNA is accepting applications for the position of Interim Executive Director. DNA is seeking the skills of a highly-experienced leader to give strong effective but temporary leadership to an organization experiencing a leadership gap. The successful candidate will revitalize the organization, set the direction for the future and give the organization time to resolve issues prior to hiring a permanent executive director. Based upon knowledge and experience, the DNA Board will consider an individual who seeks to remain on the job for 18 to 24 months with the specific goal of stabilizing the organization.

Location: Flexible. DNA covers a large service area in three states (Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico). The principal office is located in Window Rock, Navajo Nation, Arizona. The Interim Executive Director may locate his or her primary office in one of the program offices, but the position will require travel between all of the program offices.

Qualifications: Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah or the Navajo Nation or must be eligible for admission by reciprocity in one of these jurisdictions; must have a B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited university; a business degree and a J.D. degree are preferred; must have a minimum of seven (7) years progressive management and supervisory experience (including supervision of lawyers and legal professionals), excellent communication skills, excellent skills and supervisory experience in budgeting, financial management and raising funds. Previous experience at a legal aid office is preferable with demonstration of the following: direct work with a board of directors, breadth of organizational experience, honored administrative skill set and time tested wisdom, demonstration of the ability to be unafraid to address hard issues head on and make tough decisions, and strong recommendations.

Application / Information: Persons interested in being considered for this position should upload their letter of introduction, resume, and a list of references to:

or, send to:
Judith M. Dworkin, Esq.
Sacks Tierney P.A.
4250 N. Drinkwater Blvd.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

For full job description, download pdf: Interim Exec Dir. – Vacancy Announcement and Job Description

Job Opportunity – Elections Director

The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office in Arizona is seeking a new Elections Director.
Please share this posting far and wide among your voting networks. As Joel Edman of the Arizona Advocacy Network (AZAN) stated, filling this position with a talented individual committed to expanding access to the ballot would make a massive difference in voting rights in Arizona’s largest county. The first review of applications will take place the week of March 20th and the position will remain open until filled. Applicants may contact Joel with questions about the position at