2015 is the Native American Rights Fund’s 45th Anniversary of Standing Firm for Justice
Categories: Legal Review
This year we’ll be highlighting important moments in NARF history. Did you know that . . .
The Ford Foundation helped to develop and establish the Native American Rights Fund through two grants it made to California Indian Legal Services, under which NARF was started as a special national project in June 1970. Read more.
One of the first cases filed by NARF was on behalf of the Pyramid Lake Tribe of Paiutes against the Secretary of Interior regarding water rights. Read more.
The first chairman of the NARF Board of Directors (formerly called the Steering Committee) was Charles Lohah, Osage. Read more.
Find out more fun facts about the Native American rights fund at www.narf.org.