2012 Udall Intern

Mary M. Lindeblad-Fry
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation


Mary M. Lindeblad-Fry
Mary Matilda Lindeblad-Fry is a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes in Eastern Washington State. She is from the Sinixt or Arrow Lakes Band, originally from British Columbia. Lindeblad-Fry is currently completing her degree in sociology at Reed College in Portland, Ore., and expects to graduate in 2013. In starting the Native American student group at Reed College this year, she hopes to provide a strong network of support for Native students. Her internship at the Colville Confederated Tribe Summer Youth Program inspired her to continue the goal of increasing educational opportunities for all tribal youth.