Seven Generations Awards

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NABA-AZ holds this annual event to honor individuals for contributions in advocacy for legal and policy issues that are important to the Arizona Native American community. In addition, this event is NABA-AZ’s largest fundraiser and allows the organization to raise funds necessary for the Seven Generations Scholarship program and other outreach events.

Please join us as NABA-AZ honors the following individuals for their commitment to promoting and advancing legal issues important to Native Americans in the State of Arizona.

2022 Award Recipients

We are very excited to announce this year’s honorees and look forward to celebrating their accomplishments.

Lifetime Achievement Award Sally Willet, Retired Administrative Law Judge
Glenn M. Feldman, Of Counsel, Procopio
Community Leadership Award International Indian Treaty Council
Member of the Year Pilar Thomas, Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities Not Yet Available

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Past Awardees:

2021

Claudette White
Lifetime Achievement

Meredith Gaylord
Member of the Year

Arizona Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Community Leadership Award

2019

Michael Shiel
Lifetime Achievement

Verrin Kewenvoyouma
Member of the Year

Navajo Nation Bar Association
Community Leadership

2018

Honorable Violet Lui-Frank
Lifetime Achievement

Alane Breland
Member of the Year

Bar Leadership Institute, State Bar of Arizona
Community Leadership

2017

Kevin Gover
Lifetime Achievement

Kathlene Rosier
Member of the Year

Casey Family Programs,
Indian Child Welfare Program

Community Service

2016

Honorable Ben Hanley
Lifetime Achievement

Jeff Harmon
Member of the Year

Pascua Yaqui Tribe
Community Service

2015

Eric Dahlstrom
Lifetime Achievement

Denten Robinson
Member of the Year

James Anaya
Community Service

2014

Robert N. Clinton
Lifetime Achievement

Diandra D. Benally
Member of the Year

Diane Enos
Community Service

2013

Lawrence Huerta
Lifetime Achievement

Sonia Martinez
Member of the Year

John Lewis
Community Service

2012

Louis Denetsosie
Lifetime Achievement

Linda Benally
Member of the Year

Peterson Zah
Community Service

2011

William Quinn
Lifetime Achievement

Steve Heeley
Member of the Year

DNA People’s Legal Services
Community

2010

Honorable William C. Canby Jr.
Lifetime Achievement

Kerry Patterson
Member of the Year

Clinton M. Pattea
Community Service

2009

Rod Lewis
Lifetime Achievement

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee
Member of the Year

Our Mission:
Promoting the development of Indian attorneys while advancing and improving the practice of Indian law in Arizona.

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Email:

P.O. Box 1732
Phoenix, AZ 85001

info@naba-az.com