Alaska Legislature honors NARF Staff Attorney Heather Kendall-Miller

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Last week at the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Annual Convention, the Alaska State Legislature honored the professional life and work of NARF Staff Attorney Heather Kendall-Miller, the most senior attorney in NARF’s Alaska office.  “A lifelong Alaskan, Heather has devoted herself to protecting Native rights in Alaska and nationwide.  We are proud to recognize Heather Kendall-Miller’s main achievements and contributions to our state.”

The Legislature recognized Heather’s work on the Venetie case, which she argued in front of the United States Supreme Court, and her tireless efforts on the Katie John litigation, “winning the right for Ms. John and other Alaska Native subsistence users to fish at their traditional locations after decades of regulatory prohibitions.”  

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