Native American Congressional Internship

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Kenadi R. Mayo, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kenadi is a member of the Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians on the Lac Du Flambeau Reservation in Wisconsin. She is currently attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison and pursuing a degree in international studies and American Indian studies focusing on policy and politics in the global economy. While at Madison, Kenadi interned at the Wisconsin State Capitol for Representative Beth Meyers. Additionally, Kenadi took part in the Lac Du Flambeau Natural Resource Department internship program where she worked to conduct projects involving natural resources and treaty rights. After graduation, she hopes to work overseas for a non-government organization combating climate change within Indigenous communities. Then, she plans to work for a Federal agency to advance Indigenous people’s rights and to establish environmental policies at the international level.

NAME TRIBE
Alayah C. Johnson-Jennings Quapaw Tribe of Indians
Caitlin E. Wanic Bay Mills Indian Community
Dustin A. Rector White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache Reservation
Erika A. Salinas Comanche Nation
Garrett W. Briggs Southern Ute Indian Tribe of the Southern Ute Reservation
Hilary J. Edwards Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation
Imani M. Hicks Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation
Janae A. Harris Arapahoe Tribe of the Wind River Reservation
Kenadi R. Mayo Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior
Stephanie M. Lefthand Pueblo of Taos
Tyra M. West Navajo Nation
Womsikuk James Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) of Massachusetts