Craig Nichols is a registered Oneida on the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario, Canada. He is originally from Rochester, New York and he routinely visits family in New York and on the Reserve.
Craig is the first to go to college and law school in his family. During his undergraduate studies he worked extensively with the Multicultural Student Services Office by volunteering through student organizations and helping with on-campus pow wows. He majored in finance and minored in Latin American studies. Craig is fluent in Spanish and has lived in Argentina for two years and he occasionally returns to visit friends. He was president of a Native American students association during his undergraduate studies.
Craig worked at a large tech company in San Jose, California for about two years prior to law school. In law school Craig served as the local chapter president of the National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA), later becoming a national Area Representative of NNALSA. He has a passion for helping fellow indigenous people, which was a deciding factor in pursuing federal Indian law during law school.
Craig enjoys traveling, reading, backpacking, hiking, and running. He also enjoys all things technology.
Brigham Young University, J.D., 2021
Brigham Young University, B.S., 2016