Native Youth Leadership Alliance

Environmental Justice

(Click on the names below to learn more about their leadership)


Noelani Villa (Kaw) Washington State

My life is not my opportunity to waste, it is an opportunity forged by the struggle and sacrifice of those who came before me; it is because of their sacrifice I feel the urgency to “pay it forward.”

Burdette Birdinground (Apsaalooke) Montana


Katie Swan (Yakama) Washington State


Paul Cline (Nooksack/Lummi) Washington State