Seven Generations Awards Dinner & Silent Auction

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Now Accepting 2017 Nominations

We are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Awards Dinner and Silent Auction event. In order to nominate someone, please fill out and submit the relevant form below to Jeff Harmon via email (Jeff.Harmon@SRPMIC-nsn.gov). The deadline for these nominations is Friday, May 26, 2017.


Community Leadership Award Download Form
Recognizes and honors a member who has a long history of service to NABA-AZ or a new member who has contributed significantly to the organization.
Lifetime Achievement Award Download Form
Recognizes and honors an individual who has made a substantial contribution to the practice and administration of law in the State of Arizona.
Member of the Year Award Download Form
Recognizes and honors a member who has a long history of service to NABA-AZ or a new member who has contributed significantly to the organization.

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Lifetime Achievement Award Criteria


Recognizes and honors a senior attorney who has made a substantial contribution to the practice and administration of law in the State of Arizona in the following ways:

  1. Has contributed to the legal field and provided service and expertise for significant period of time.  Must be a senior attorney.
  2. Has provided valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the Native American community.
  3. Has created change or impacted change at the local, state and national level.
  4. Demonstrated leadership in the Community.
  5. Is recognized by peers for legal projects and achievements including business-related affiliations, directorships and other designations.
  6. Has received other awards, honors, achievements or publications that support this nomination.

Member of the Year Award Criteria


Recognizes and honors a NABA-AZ member who:

  1. Has a long history of service to NABA-AZ or a new member who has contributed significantly to the organization.
  2. Has brought honor and esteem to NABA-AZ by their commitment to public service.
  3. Has demonstrated such commitment through, among other things, pro bono, community service or bar association activities, or by providing legal services to the underrepresented and disadvantaged.
  4. Is an active member of NABA-AZ, as evidenced by attendance at conference and workshops, participation on NABA-AZ committees or forums, or other support of NABA-AZ.
  5. Has helped NABA-AZ achieve financial and/or other resource savings, improved service to members, and community outreach.

Community Service Award Criteria


Recognizes and honors individuals or groups making an impact in Arizona who/that has:

  1. Demonstrated service, leadership or contribution to the Indian community.
  2. Demonstrated ability to achieve and/or overcome obstacles to build stronger, healthier and safer communities.
  3. Has had positive outcome of project.
  4. Demonstrate sustained commitment to meeting community needs.
  5. Developed and fostered the virtues and skills of civic engagement and social responsibility.
  6. Used unique and creative approaches to meeting needs.



Past Awardees:

2009

Rod Lewis
Lifetime Achievement

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee
Member of the Year



2012

Louis Denetsosie
Lifetime Achievement

Linda Benally
Member of the Year

Peterson Zah
Community Service
2015

Eric Dahlstrom
Lifetime Achievement

Denten Robinson
Member of the Year

James Anaya
Community Service
2010

Honorable William C. Canby Jr.
Lifetime Achievement

Kerry Patterson
Member of the Year

Clinton M. Pattea
Community Service
2013

Lawrence Huerta
Lifetime Achievement

Sonia Martinez
Member of the Year

John Lewis
Community Service
2016

Honorable Ben Hanley
Lifetime Achievement

Jeff Harmon
Member of the Year

Pascua Yaqui Tribe
Community Service
2011

William Quinn
Lifetime Achievement

Steve Heeley
Member of the Year

DNA People’s Legal Services
Community
2014

Robert N. Clinton
Lifetime Achievement

Diandra D. Benally
Member of the Year

Diane Enos
Community Service

Native American Bar Association of Arizona

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