Candidate for Arizona House in Legislative District 7
Phone: (928) 871-4559
Email: [email protected]
PO Box 40, St. Michaels, AZ 86511.
Age: 62. (03/13/50, Ganado, AZ).
Arizona since: Birth.
Occupation: Attorney since 1977, specializing in federal Indian law, natural resource issues and companies doing business with Indian Nations; Navajo Nation president, 1995-98; former assistant attorney general for the Navajo Nation; former special counsel to Navajo Nation Council and former judge for Laguna Pueblo Tribal Court.
Children: 9; 6 grandchildren.
Religious preference: Native American Church/Navajo.
Education: J.D., University of New Mexico Law School; B.S., political science, ASU.
Political experience: President, Navajo Nation, 1995-98; chair, Navajo Nation Water Rights Commission, 2003.
Legis exp: House since 2011; Senate 2004-2010 (appointed 1/21/04 to replace Jack Jackson Sr.).
Memberships: Navajo Nation Bar Assn, New Mexico State Bar Assn, DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc., Board of Directors, Navajo Nation Rodeo Cowboy Assn, All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Assn.
Interests: Reading, attending Native American/Navajo ceremonies, rodeo/roping, golf.
Issues: Did not respond.
Campaign finance: private.