2013 Udall Intern

Charisse M. Arce
Village of Iliamna


Charisse M. Arce
Charisse Arce is Aleut and Athabascan Indian from the village of Iliamna, Alaska. Currently a second year law student at Seattle University School of Law, Charisse would like to help American Indian and Alaska Native people work toward strengthening communities and families through education and political efforts. She volunteers at an afterschool program for Native K-8 students in Seattle. She is also a member of the American Indian Law Journal at Seattle University School of Law. Charisse enjoys subsistence and commercial fishing with her family and participating in athletic events with her community.