Anthony Tamez-Pochel

Anthony Michael Tamez-Pochel (he/him) was born and raised in Chicago and is Saulteaux from Treaty 4 territory, Sigangu Lakota, and Black. Tamez was honored by the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) with the title of Champion for Change in 2018 and served as Chairman of the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) Youth Advisory […]

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Cheyenne Kippenberger

Communications Coordinator EMAIL:CHEYENNE.KIPPENBERGER@ASPENINSTITUTE.ORG Cheyenne is from the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Her grandmother named her Eete, which translates to Fire. She is passionate about sustaining Indigenous culture, healing her community, and empowering future generations. Cheyenne holds an A.A. in Accounting and for the past three years has served as an ambassador representing her own tribe and […]

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Lia LaCour

OPERATIONS MANAGER EMAIL:LIA.LACOUR@ASPENINSTITUTE.ORG Lia, originally from Los Angeles, CA, moved to Washington D.C. with the goal of aiding the world in becoming an equal and just place for all people. She studied philosophy and theater at The George Washington University and found her niche in supporting mission driven organizations through developing and streamlining systems and […]

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Helen John

CNAY INTERN NAPLP COHORT SPRING 2020 Helen.John@aspeninstitute.org Panruk Apaliq Helen John is from Anchorage, Alaska. Helen is Yup’ik and Inupaiq, and enrolled with the Nunakauyarmuit tribe in Toksook Bay, Alaska. Helen was born in Anchorage and raised in Mamterilleq, also known as Bethel. Bethel is a hub for surrounding villages off the Kuskokwim River and […]

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