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Barbara Creel


Barbara Creel is a member of the Pueblo of Jemez and the Director of the Innocence and Justice Project at the University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Law. Prior to joining the UNM law faculty in 2007, Barbara worked as an assistant federal public defender in the District of Oregon and as tribal liaison for the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Barbara has also worked for the National Advisory Council for Indian Education and the Native American Program of Oregon Legal Services and as an appellate public defender with the New Mexico Public Defender's Office.