Cheyenne M. Siverly, Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes
University of Hawaii-Manoa
Cheyenne is a kinesiology and rehabilitation sciences major at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. She is of Alaskan Native descent from Tlingit and Athabascan tribes; her father’s family hails from the village of Hoonah. Her career goals include integrating traditional medical approaches into modern medicine and serving as a role model for Alaskan Native youth to empower them to aspire to professional careers. Cheyenne is passionate about Native healing practices and culture, and has served multiple internships at the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium with the Indian Health Services. When Cheyenne has free time, she enjoys volunteering and traveling abroad.