Laura Ekada

Nulato Tribal Council- I am Koyukon Athabascan from Nulato, Alaska. I was raised in Minto, AK by my grandparents Madeline and Rocky Riley. I graduated from Mt. Edgecumbe Highschool. Then I competed in cross country and track at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. I now am in my third year of college at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. I am working towards a Bachelor’s of Science in biology with a concentration in biomedical science. After Igraduate I will attend medical school. My career goals include becoming a physician in Fairbanks. My hobbys include beading, running, reading, playing with my cousins, painting, and native singing and dancing.