Five Students Earn Scholarships from Northwest Indian Bar Association

Richard Walker, Indian Country Today


BAR ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS: Five Native students attended law school in 2013-14 with support from the Northwest Indian Bar Association.

This year’s scholarship recipients:

Charisse Arce, Native Village of Iliamna, Seattle University School of Law.

Tiffany Justice, Couer d’Alene, University of Idaho.

Rhylee Marchand, Colville, University of Idaho.

Ashley Ray, Muscogee Creek Nation, University of Idaho.

Cara Wallace, Ketchikan Indian Community, University of Arizona.

The NWIBA offers scholarships every year to Native law students in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington—the deadline is in November—and offers bar-exam stipends in June. For more information, visit the website or contact Lisa Atkinson, Northern Cherokee/Osage,