Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Job Opportunity

Arizona Indian Gaming Association Opens Position for Deputy Director

(Phoenix, July 15, 2010) Arizona Indian Gaming Association announced that it is seeking to hire a Deputy Director for the Association which represents 19 tribes in Arizona. The new position will provide support for the Executive Director. The Arizona Indian Gaming Association (“AIGA”), a 501 (c) 6 non-profit organization, has a membership that represents 90% of the Indian people living on reservations in Arizona. The organization protects and promotes the general welfare of tribes by supporting tribal gaming enterprises on Arizona Indian lands and serves as a clearinghouse for educational, legislative and public policy resource for tribes, policymakers and the public on Indian gaming issues and tribal community development.

The Deputy Director will interact with AIGA member and non-member tribes, federal, state, city and local municipalities, business associations and other professionals. The best candidate will have knowledge of tribal government and/or tribal gaming, will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and have excellent computer skills. Minimum qualifications include three-to-five years experience working with tribal governments, especially tribes with a gaming enterprise. The candidate must have a Bachelors of Science degree or two years experience in a related field. The candidate must be able to pass a full gaming background check. AIGA offers a competitive pay scale and offers full health and dental benefits and 401 K pension.

Applicants should submit their resumes to Applications will close July 31, 2010.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Congratulations Patty Ferguson Bohnee!

We are happy to announce that Patty Ferguson Bohnee received the Harrison and Austin Citizenship Award for her dedication to Native voting issues and her efforts to coordinate election protection activities during the 2008 elections. The award ceremony was Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation's Recreation Center. Congratulations Patty!

Save the Date

Please save the date for the 5th annual NALSA Golf Tournament!

2010 ILP Welcome Dinner

Friday, July 02, 2010


Kewenvoyouma Law, PLLC is seeking a motivated, self-driven, and ambitious full-time associate. Kewenvoyouma law, PLLC is a small 100% Indian owned law firm providing legal services exclusively to Tribes, tribal entities, tribal agencies, and Individual Indian business owners. Our firm provides services in the area of Indian law, business transactions, economic development, finance, commercial transactions, business formations, government relations, gaming, water rights, and day-to-day general counsel services to Tribe and corporate counsel services to Indian owned businesses.


· J.D. degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school with Bar License in California and/or Arizona (or pending License)

· 0-6 Years of experience

· Demonstrated education or experience in federal Indian law

· Willing to travel

· Strong research, analytical and writing skills

· Strong organizational and communication skills

· transactional law, business law, economic development and gaming experience.

Applicants should submit the following information:

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume

3. Writing Sample

4. Transcripts (if graduated within 0-4 years)

5. Three references

Please submit information via email to Please contact Debbie Kewenvoyouma at 480-705-7550 with any questions. Experience and/or education in transactional work preferred. Native American hiring preference will be provided to qualified attorneys.