Native American Congressional Internship

Meet our Interns

intern photo
Dustin A. Rector, White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache Reservation
Arizona State University

Dustin is a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe and a descendant of the Navajo Nation. Dustin is currently pursuing a Juris Doctorate and the Indian Law Certificate at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Northern Arizona University. Dustin previously interned for the Attorney General of the White Mountain Apache Tribe where he was able to explore policy making at the Tribal level. After graduating, he plans to return to Washington D.C. to help Tribes and the Federal government implement beneficial Indian policies.

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