NARF to discuss Supreme Court nominee at White House
The Native American Rights Fund expects to meet with officials at the White House to discuss the next U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

NARF wants to see its executive director John EchoHawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation, on the court. President Barack Obama would make history by nominating an American Indian.

“We believe we have a strong case to share regarding John Echohawk – not only because he is a strong Native American legal authority, but he also has diversity of perspective," NARF attorney Richard Guest told Indian Country Today.

The list of candidates that are reported to be in consideration for the post doesn't include EchoHawk or any other American Indians. Most are federal court or state court judges, although the Michigan governor is reported to be on the list.

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