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Robert Anderson

As the top lawyer at the U.S. Department of the Interior, Robert Anderson ’83 partners with the department's other 430 attorneys. A member of the Boise Forte Band of Chippewa, he grew up in rural Minnesota. Since earning his J.D. at Minnesota Law, he has worked for the Native American Rights Fund, served as associate solicitor of Indian Affairs in the Clinton administration, and taught American Indian law, public land, and water law for two decades as a law professor in Pacific Northwest. In his role as solicitor, he advocates for the environment and tribal nations as a public servant. (Read story.)

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