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From the Vault: Paul Frye Wins Big for the Navajo Nation

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From the Vault: Paul Frye Wins Big for the Navajo Nation

In the 2008 issue of Southwest Super Lawyers, we profiled Albuquerque-based attorney Paul Frye, who practices Native American law. He’s spent his career representing the Navajo Nation against government misconduct. An excerpt:

In 1983, Frye fought for Navajo landowners who lost their property in exchanges facilitated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He settled a case in 1997 that gave Navajos–not the U.S. government–rights to the minerals underneath their allotted lands. The government was found to have intentionally obstructed justice, he says.

Read the full story here.

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