Tashia Arnold

Program Coordinator

Tashia Arnold serves as Program Coordinator, managing the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) National Native Youth Network. In this role, she helps foster Network engagement, expand Gen-I programming, and share the stories of Native American youth leaders. Tashia was formerly an intern at CNAY, where she primarily supported the communications team on social media and CNAY’s blog.

Tashia is an enrolled member of the Quinault Indian Nation and grew up on the reservation located in Washington State. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington State University (GO COUGS!), where she majored in history and minored in political science. She is currently in the Youth Leadership Development Program at Clemson University (TIGER PROUD!), working toward a Master of Science.

Back home, Tashia attends her tribe’s annual General Council meeting as a voting member and has been involved with Tribal Journeys. Tribal Journeys is an annual canoe journey held in the Pacific Northwest that brings tribes throughout the region together to celebrate their culture through potlatch, song, dance, and story sharing. Tashia has always had a passion for working with Native youth and wants to uplift their voices and stories.