The event will take place Sunday, April 24 at 6 p.m. at the Cedar City Stake Center, 155 East 400 South, Cedar City. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
Echo Hawk was sustained as a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 31, 2012. He received a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in 1970 and a juris doctor degree from the University of Utah in 1973.
A member of the Pawnee Nation, Echo Hawk was elected attorney general of Idaho in 1990, the first American Indian in U.S. history elected as a state attorney general. He had served as the Bannock County prosecuting attorney since 1986. Before that, he served two consecutive terms in the Idaho House of Representatives from 1982 to 1986. He subsequently worked as a law professor at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. At the time of his call to the Seventy, he was serving as assistant secretary for Indian affairs for the U.S. Department of the Interior.