Alumni Update: Anna Hohag

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Anna Hohag (B.A., American Indian Studies, 2011) worked for the Pala Band of Mission Indians in Pala, CA (on the Pala Indian Reservation) as Tribal Liaison from 2012-2014. While there, she served as a youth mentor and set up estate planning workshops in partnership with Seattle University's Indian Law and Policy program. Anna also worked on Pala's Giving Program (the Tribe's charitable giving program) and worked on Fee-to-trust applications for the Tribe. As of Fall 2014, she has been attending The James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, where she will earn her J.D. with a certificate in Indigenous People's Law & Policy. She has been awarded the Williams Achievement Scholarship, a full tuition scholarship, as well as an Arizona Centennial Public Interest Fellowship. Anna was also recently awarded a summer internship through Procopio's Native American Internship Program, a law firm in San Diego that serves tribes in the region. Her anticipated graduation date will be spring 2017.