Who We Are

NABA-DC was established in 1997 to promote the educational and professional advancement of Native American attorneys and Indian country.  NABA-DC is committed to promoting the sovereignty of Native American tribes and their communities; protecting the legal rights of individual Native Americans, their communities, and their tribes; providing community outreach and education about legal issues that affect Native Americans; and promoting the cultural heritage of Native Americans, their communities, and their tribes.

2017 Governing Board

President
Katie Klass
Wyandotte Nation

President-Elect
Matthew Archer-Beck
Cherokee Nation

Secretary
Francys Crevier
Algonquin

Treasurer
Hunter Cox
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Bar Liaison
Rose Nimkiins Petoskey
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

Intern Lunch Committee – Brendan Mysliwiec and Josh Proper

Mentorship Committee – Becky Howlett

Social Committee – Jared Hautamaki, Xavier Barraza, and Christina Kracher

NABA-DC Community Outreach Committee – Akilah Kinnison, Venus Prince, and Lisa Meissner