Native Youth Leadership Alliance

Makai Lewis

Dineh'
  • New Mexico
  • Community Health & Healing
  • 2013

My love for our ways of life, our people, and land comes from my ancestors, and what they fought for so that we could have what is left of our culture and land; and this is where most of my inspiration comes from.

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Keioshiah Peter

Dine'
  • New Mexico
  • Community Health & Healing
  • 2013

I gather my strength and focus from my close relations, Diné teachings, and also from the concept of water.

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Loretta Grey Cloud

Dakota/Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
  • Montana
  • Community Health & Healing
  • 2013

…I realized all the different types of health disparities American Indians are subjected to. This reignited that spark within me and I realized my passion is to help my people in the realm of oral health.

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Mariana Harvey

Yakama
  • Washington
  • Community Health & Healing
  • 2011

My vision for my community is health. Healthy bodies, minds, spirits and healthy environment. Our health is true wealth. I am passionate about our connection to our Native foods and environment.

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