Native Youth Leadership Alliance

Burdette Birdinground

Apsaalooke
  • Montana
  • Environmental Justice
  • 2011

My main goals are to work with the Apsaalooke Tribe and other Indigenous Tribes around the globe facing natural resource and land issues. I also plan on assisting in ecological conservation on and off Tribal lands. My passions are triggered by the fact that our ancestors were “ecologist” by nature.

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Katie Swan

Yakama
  • Washington
  • Environmental Justice
  • 2011

My vision for my community is to give children and adults a place to grow and expand their creativity and ability to engage in community service.

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Paul Cline

Nooksack/Lummi
  • Washington
  • Environmental Justice
  • 2011

I am passionate to revitalize the knowledge of Pacific Northwest plants by rejuvenating our lands and spirits by returning to our traditional connection to nature.

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