Meet SuSun Fisher, UNITY Earth Ambassador
SuSun Fisher, 16
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Grande Ronde, Oregon
SuSun Fisher is a proud member of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon. At the age of 16, Miss Fisher represents her Tribe as Miss Siletz 2014-2015 and is currently on her 3rd reign as tribal royalty. She attends Chemawa Indian School where she will be starting her junior year this fall. SuSun is very active within her community. She is Female Co-President of the Siletz Tribal Youth Council and a member of the Chemawa Youth Coalition that plans activities that benefit the environment and community. In 2014, she was chosen as a UNITY “25 under 25” youth leadership award recipient. This past December she was selected as a Youth Ambassador for the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference. As a UNITY Earth Ambassador, SuSun intends to plan events and projects concerning the environmental issues in her community. She believes this will be a great opportunity for not only herself, but the youth in her community to become more aware of the environmental issues of their native lands. SuSun is excited to work with her fellow Earth Ambassadors and youth on creating great change within each community.