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University of Oxford, Somerville College | Oxford, UK | June 2016

MSt in Global and Imperial History, Funded by Clarendon Scholarship

Columbia University | New York, NY | May 2015

B.A. with Honors in History, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, Milch Prize, John Jay Scholar

Berkeley High School | Berkeley, CA | June 2011

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Experience | Washington, DC | September 2017 - present

Policy Analyst

NYC Housing Preservation & Development | New York, NY | September 2016 - May 2017

Urban Fellow, Office of the Commissioner

The Huffington Post | Manhattan, NY & Washington, DC | June - October 2015

First-Ever Native Issues Fellow

The Bronx Defenders | Bronx, NY | June - December 2014

Oscar S. Straus II Fellow, Investigator

Leadership & Community

Native American Council | Columbia University | 2013 - 2015


Men's Ice Hockey Club | Columbia University | 2013 - 2015

President and Captain


Legal and Historical Research | Manhattan, NY | May - August 2015

Professor Karl Jacoby

Edwin Robbins Academic Research Fellowship | Victoria and Kamloops, BC | August 2014

Independent Research

Columbia Scholars Program Research Grant | Secwepemc Territory, BC | June - December 2013

Independent Research


"Disruption Beyond Standing Rock: The Indigenous Fight for Equitable Infrastructure" | Van Alen Report 19: America's Infrastructure (2017)

"Slaying the Carbon-Consuming Colonial Hydra: Indigenous Contributions to Climate Action" | Development, flagship journal of the Society for International Development (2017)

"Impossible Nationalisms and the Fourth World, 1945-present" | University of Oxford master's dissertation available by request (2016)

"Re Séme7 Westes tek Boston: Shuswap Memory, Museums and Nationalism, 1958-1986" | Columbia University history thesis with Departmental Honors (2015)

Selected Awards

Finalist - National Magazine Award | Best New Magazine Writer

Native American Journalists Association | 1st place, Best Feature

Native American Journalists Association | 1st place, Best Column

Native American Journalists Association | 1st place, Best Editorial

Native American Journalists Association | 1st place, Best Editorial

Great Bear Fellow | Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources 

2017 CJF-CBC Indigenous Fellowship | Canadian Journalism Foundation

2017 Diverse Western Voices AwardHigh Country News and PLAYA

Clarendon Scholarship | University of Oxford

Milch Prize | Columbia University

Varsity Ice Hockey Full Blue | University of Oxford

John Jay Scholar | Columbia University

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