Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

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Tylar M. Larsen, Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota
University of South Dakota
Tribal Public Policy

Tylar is Bdewakantunwan Dakota from Cansayapi (Lower Sioux Indian Community in Minnesota), descending from Goodthunder and Bluestone on his Mother’s side, and Wabasha, Chase, and Coursolle on his Father’s side. Currently a psychology major with a public health minor, Tylar is in the honors program at the University of South Dakota and holds leadership positions in multiple student organizations on campus. He has worked on Lower Sioux’s Health and Human Services Advisory Committee, where he helped to write and pass two policies, working closely with the American Indian Cancer Foundation. This opportunity is where Tylar discovered his passion and future goal of working to combat historical trauma in Native communities.

NAME STATE
Alexis R. Barber Missouri
Nathaniel M. Baring Alaska
Temerity C. Bauer Nevada
Julianna K. Benge South Dakota
Sharia S. Betsoi Arizona
Mercedes Blancaflor Alaska
Victoria A. Boatwright Rhode Island
Joseph M. Boland Virginia
Janae C. Bonnell California
Jonnie L. Bray Washington
Carson S. Colenbaugh Georgia
Bethany J. Costello New Hampshire
Marina B. Dauer Texas
Aissa L. Dearing-Benton North Carolina
Sebastian D. Diaz Arizona
McKenna R. Dunbar Virginia
Elizabeth A. Esser Wisconsin
Kathryn A. Foral Georgia
Veronica Fritz Missouri
Kruttika Gopal Connecticut
Kendra M. Held Minnesota
Madison L. Hodges Indiana
Mackenzie L. Jahnke Hawaii
Olivia E. Jakabosky California
Abigail J. Kahler Arizona
Ondrea N. Kanwhen New York
Isabella D. Killius Tennessee
Mackenzie H. Knapp Washington
Teagan M. Kuzniar West Virginia
Alexia LaGrone Louisiana
Jessica N. Lambert North Carolina
Tylar M. Larsen Minnesota
Dana J. Lee New Mexico
Lilly E. Lewis Texas
Aiyana L. Lynch North Carolina
Benjamin J. May Pennsylvania
Merrick M. McMahon North Dakota
Nadira Sage Mitchell Arizona
Nolan D. Monaghan Iowa
Eloise J. Navarro Oregon
Erin A. Noël Massachusetts
Sage H. Phillips Maine
Joy E.M. Reeves Maryland
Nathaniel M. Ross Arizona
Max J. Sano New York
Naomi H. Schulberg New York
Alexios N. Smith Hawaii
Quinn C. Smith Jr. New Mexico
Morgan A. Spehar Ohio
Jonathan J. Szeto New Jersey
Carlos D. Tovar Texas
Sonny L. Walton North Carolina
Frances K. Ward Washington
Raina K. Woolworth Mississippi
Kamryn M. Yanchick Oklahoma