Maria M. Givens
Coeur D’Alene Tribe of the Coeur D’Alene Reservation
Maria Givens is Coeur d’Alene from northern Idaho. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington (UW) in both political science and American Indian studies. Givens is very concerned with the environment, especially cleanup of tribal lands and possible effects of climate change on reservations. She is actively involved in First Nations at UW, the Native American student group on campus. She enjoys playing basketball and traveling.