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Leading Equity

Nov 29, 2018

About Elvina Charley, Ed.S.

Diné (Navajo) bi-lingual school psychologist Elvina Charley, Ed.S., M.A. is the co-chair of the Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC) of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and a practitioner at Kayenta Unified School District. Under Charley’s leadership the Indigenous...

Nov 26, 2018

About Alisse Ali-Joseph, Ph.D.

Alisse Ali-Joseph (Oklahoma Choctaw), PhD (BA, University of California, Davis, MA, PhD, University of Arizona, 2013). Dr. Ali-Joseph joined the Applied Indigenous Studies family in 2013 and specializes in the importance of sports and physical activity as a vehicle for empowerment,...

Nov 22, 2018

About Destiny Petroske

My name is Destiny Petroske I am the Northwest Indian College TRiO Student Support Service Program Director and an alumni from the first NWIC TRiO co-hort. I am Lummi from the Toby family and a descendant of the Duwamish people under the James family. I graduate with my Master’s in Public...

Nov 19, 2018

About Teresa Dameron

Teri has spent most of her early adult career working with Native families as a youth program coordinator, adult education counselor, substance abuse counselor, college instructor/advisor, TRIO Talent Search Coordinator, and certified elementary teacher. Since 2000, she has honed her skills through...

Nov 15, 2018

About Darold Joseph, Ph.D.

Darold H. Joseph, Ph.D. is a member of the Hopi Nation. He recently defended his dissertation in the Disability and Psychoeducational Studies department at the University of Arizona. Currently, he works for the Institute for Human Development at Northern Arizona  as a Vocational Rehabilitation...