Please contact each respective organization for details.
Do not contact AILC.

National Native American Bar Association

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Federal Indian Law/Tribal Law Opportunities:

1. Court Administrator, Pueblo of Jemez Tribal Court, Jemez, NM

2. General Counsel, Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas, Eagle Pass, TX (posted 4/24/17)

3. The Friends Committee on National Legislation is hiring for a two-year professional fellowship--lobbying on Native American policy in DC. FCNL has been lobbying as allies on Indian issues for decades. Their staff are masters at public-interest lobbying. They're looking for someone with tribal connections and experience and some professional work experience. This isn't an internship -- this person will be running the Native American policy program. FCNL is accepting applications until June 1, and the person would start the job in October. All the information is here: www.fcnl.org/congressional-advocate. As you think about where to send this announcement, here’s a summary of what we’re looking for: • A college graduate with an undergraduate degree and some post-college work experience • Closely connected to his or her tribal community and able to bring that experience and perspective to policy work in Washington • Passionate about policy issues that affect Native Americans • Interested in learning about and working with Congress’s role in either causing or helping to mend broken policies • A good writer and analytical thinker • Able to manage his or her own time, to plan out a program and carry it out What will the new congressional advocate get from this experience? • A large package of well-honed skills in policy analysis, presentation of self, strategic thinking, and gently persuasive conversations • Training in lobbying, public speaking, legislative research • Direct connections with congressional and administrative offices that have an impact on Indian policies and communities • The opportunity to work with a great team of public interest lobbyists, right across the street from the Senate office buildings. • Professional salary and benefits More details are here: www.fcnl.org/congressional-advocate

4. Staff Attorneys, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, DC (Applications accepted on a rolling basis)

Navajo Nation attorney positions:

5. Attorney, Office of the Prosecutor, Chinle, AZ; Kayenta, AZ; Tuba City, AZ; and Window Rock, AZ

6. Prosecutor, Office of the Prosecutor, Shiprock, NM and Chinle, AZ

7. Attorney, Office of the Public Defender, Window Rock, AZ

8. Tribal Court Advocate, Department of Child Support Enforcement, St. Michael's, AZ

9. Attorney, Navajo Election Administration, Legislative Branch, Window Rock, AZ

10. Tax Attorney, Office of Tax Commission, St. Michael's, AZ

11. Attorney, Legislative Branch, Navajo Election Administration, Window Rock, AZ

12. Principal Attorney, DOJ Water Rights Unit, Window Rock, AZ

13. Principal Attorney, DOJ Tax and Finance Unit, Window Rock, AZ

14. Principal Attorney, DOJ Natural Resources Unit, Window Rock, AZ

Additional information available here at the Navajo Nation's Department of Personnel Management

15. Staff Attorney and Special US Attorney, Three Affiliated Tribes, New Town, ND

16. Associate Attorney, EarthJustice, San Francisco, CA

17. Associate Judge (Pro Tem), Zuni Pueblo Tribal Court, Zuni, NM (posted 12/13/16)

Student Opportunities:

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