Student Stories


Letisha Yazzie, an Arizona State University chemical engineering student with the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and new president of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society ( more


Recognition for academic excellence.

My name is Brenda Lake.  I am a Navajo woman from Black Mesa, AZ.  I am majoring in Life Sciences and plan on furthering my education by more


Majors: Justice Studies, American Indian Studies with a minor in Sociology / Tribe: Navajo / Hometown :Page, Arizona

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Majors: Psychology BA and American Indian Studies BS / Tribe: Gila River Indian Community / Hometown: Apache Junction

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Elijah Allan is pursuing a Bachelors of Science degree in Conservation Biology and Ecology with a focus in Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Reciprocal Restoration and Endangered or more


Ya’a’teeh (Greetings).  I am Madison Fulton of the Dibelizhini (Blacksheep clan), born for the Ashiihi (Salt People clan).  I am originally from the Tse Chizhi (Rough Rock) community more


Shaandiin Parrish is from Kayenta, Arizona.  She is of and born for the Towering House clan.  Her maternal grandfathers are of the Bitter-water people and her paternal grandfathers more


Naomi Tom is currently in her first year of the American Indian Studies (Indigenous Rights and Social Justice) MS program at Arizona State University.  She also is the Graduate Assistant more


Elizabeth was born in Ventura, CA and currently lives in Phoenix, AZ.  She is a senior studying global health at ASU with a minor in Anthropology, and is an Executive Board member of ASU’ more