Native American Bar Association (NABA) serves as the
national association for Native American Indian attorneys, judges,
law professors and law students. Founded in 1973 as the American
Indian Lawyers Association, NABA works to promote issues important
to the Native American community and works to improve professional
opportunities for Native American Indian attorneys. NABA strives to
be a leader on social, cultural, political and legal issues
affecting American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
The Navajo Nation Bar Association (NNBA) was
established by the Judges of the Navajo Nation Courts on October 18,
1978, who recognized a need for a properly organized bar association
to regulate the practice of law, administer bar examinations, and to
promote the professionalism of the practice of law in the Navajo
Nation. For over twenty years, the NNBA has been an association of
attorneys and tribal court advocates.
Minnesota American Indian Bar Association (MAIBA) is a non-profit
organization of American Indian attorneys and law students,
non-Indian attorneys and law students who are interested in Indian
law, and American Indians who serve as advocates, prosecutors or
judicial officers in tribal courts.
The Northwest Tribal Court Judges Association mission
is to provide a forum for communication and cooperation among and
between tribal court judges and other entities to enhance the
training and skills of court personnel and to secure resources to
accomplish these ends, all in the interest of better serving tribal
people, communities and our sovereign nations.
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