GRACIE N., 8
ARAPAHO ABSENTEE SHAWNEE
“I am Indian strong.”
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) estimates that in 2016, 22% of AI/ANs lived on reservations or other US Census-defined tribal areas while 60% of AI/ANs lived in metropolitan areas.
“I want to be able to pass down my leadership to the youth and have them keep going in the direction I am pushing for and expand it even further.”