Marguerite Smith

Vice Chair

Marguerite Smith is a citizen of the Shinnecock Indian Nation and resides on her home reservation on Eastern Long Island, New York. Ms. Smith is an attorney admitted to the bar in New York State. She is also an arbitrator, mediator, educator and a consultant in dispute resolution with special interests in human resources and Native American, multi-cultural, environmental and social justice issues.

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July 25, 2014

White House and USDA to Honor Champions of Change for Agriculture

Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative

The goal of the Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative (NACBI) is to increase the organizational, managerial and programmatic capacity of Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal government programs supporting the field of Native arts and artists

Advancing Positive Paths for Native American Boys & Young Men

The “Advancing Positive Paths for Native American Boys and Young Men” program is aimed at improving education and employment outcomes for middle school and high school Native boys and young men.


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