Marlena Robbins

Marlena Robbins is Diné (Navajo) from Crystal, NM. She earned her Master’s in American Indian Studies - Indigenous Rights and Social Justice from ASU. Her research includes the use of art as a spiritual expression for Indigenous well-being and has dedicated her focus to advocating for art within the fields of Indigenous mental health. Read More ››

Nancy Bordeaux

I currently work in the Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota area. I engage the community in a monthly training on historical complex trauma and healing.   Read More ››

Lenny Hayes, MA

Lenny Hayes, MA, is an enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton-Oyate of the northeast corner of South Dakota. He is owner and operator of Tate Topa Consulting, LLC.  Read More ››

Karen Artichoker

Karen Artichoker is our featured Speaker’s Bureau member this newsletter. She has been involved in the movement to end violence against native women for thirty (30) years when she co-coordinated the first “Indian Nations: Justice for Victims of Crime” conference. Read More ››

Donna Wolff

Donna Wolff, President of Northeast NE Suicide Prevention Coalition, lives in Norfolk, NE. She lost her son Zebulun to suicide March 1, 2009. He was 18 years old and a senior at Lutheran High Northeast in Norfolk. She is a mother, survivor of suicide loss, cosmetologist, Domestic Violence Community Outreach Advocate, certified in Basic Mediation, facilitator of a support group and has done numerous speaking events since losing her son. Read More ››

Annie Belcourt

Dr. Belcourt (Otter Woman) is an American Indian Associate Professor in the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Montana’s Pharmacy Practice and School of Public and Community Health Sciences Departments (enrolled tribal member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Mandan, Hidatsa, Blackfeet, and Chippewa descent).  Read More ››

Amy Donnan, MA, Licensed Psychologist

Amy is an advocate for children, and has provided training or presentations for the Cherokee Nation Head Start, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe foster care and Head Start, Minnesota Indian Education Association, Minnesota Association for Education of Young Children, Zero to Three, White Earth, Indian Health Service Trauma Conference, and more. Read More ››