Christopher T. Foley, an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is a senior attorney with the Indian Law Resource Center in its Helena, Montana office. Chris works on both international indigenous rights, supporting efforts to build and strengthen human rights standards relating to indigenous peoples within the United Nations and the Organization of American States, and on the Center’s domestic litigation and law reform projects. He focuses much of his time on the Center’s Safe Women, Strong Nations project which works to end violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women. Chris received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors from Swarthmore College with a major in Religion and a minor in Greek, and his J.D. from Temple University in Philadelphia. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania.