Faith Roessel

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Faith Roessel "is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and has spent her career working with and on behalf of Indian tribes and groups across the country. Roessel has served in government (federal and tribal) having been appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs and Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, and Director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office, respectively. Much of her emphasis in government involved policy development and interagency and intra-agency coordination. She has represented Indian tribes, groups and individuals before the courts, Congress, administrative agencies and tribal organizations in her capacity as a senior staff attorney for the Native American Rights Fund in Washington D.C. and in her tribe's then general counsel's law firm in Phoenix Arizona. Roessel is currently a member of the board of directors of the Child Welfare League of America and the board of Americans for Indian Opportunity.“ [1]

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