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Navajo President Joe Shirley, Jr., presents former Assistant U.S. Attorney General Regina B. Schofield with a Pendleton robe with the Navajo Nation seal for her work on behalf of native children and tribes as director of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs. President Shirley joined other tribal leaders at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya at Santa Ana Pueblo (Photo by George Hardeen, NN-OPVP).

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President Shirley joins tribal leaders to honor former assistant U.S. Attorney General Schofield

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. - Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. on Dec. 4 joined other tribal leaders at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya to express appreciation to former Assistant U.S. Attorney General Regina B. Schofield for her work on behalf of Native children and tribes. Ms. Schofield was responsible for the management and oversight of the Office of Justice Programs, and fought to ensure tribes and Alaskan bands received federal funding and meaningful consultation involving a wide range of programs.