Muscogee (Creek) Nation
HOMETOWN: Okemah, OK
Nancy is a college senior who started her own initiative focused on cultural preservation called the Youth Enrichment Camp (YEC). For the second year, Nancy will host the camp at a traditional roundhouse on her family’s land to talk to youth about the importance of culture, and the ways in which culture can be used to combat suicide and other issues Native youth are facing. A former Junior Miss and Miss Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Nancy is actively involved in her tribe’s government, and plans to run for elected office for her district’s National Council.