Heather Whiteman Runs Him

Associate Clinical Professor; Director, Tribal Justice Clinic, Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program
Tribal Affiliation
Crow Tribe of Montana

Heather Whiteman Runs Him joins Arizona Law from the Native American Rights Fund in Boulder, Colorado, where she represented tribal clients on water rights and advised clients on claims relating to water, land, and other natural resource issues. Prior to that she was joint lead counsel at the Crow Tribe Office of Executive Counsel and an assistant public defender for New Mexico Public Defenders – Metro Division. Whiteman Runs Him received her JD from Harvard Law School, her BAFA in studio art and art history from the University of New Mexico, and her AFA in museum studies from the Institute of American Indian Arts.


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