Raven R. Pinto, Navajo Nation
Colorado State University
Raven is a member of the Navajo Nation, born of the Black Streaked Wood People from Twin Lakes, New Mexico. Raven is a third-year honors student at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in political science with a double minor in legal studies and environmental policy. Raven works as a resident assistant, a senator and council facilitator in student government for the Native American Cultural Center, and a student representative for government public service in Colorado. After graduation, she plans to work in Tribal public policy to build environmentally sustainable communities on Native reservations and to advocate for Tribal empowerment nationwide.