“I have spent my life in academia. I’m home helping educate the generation” shares Dr. Twyla Baker. “The journey itself is multi-fold. I rarely say I walk in two worlds, I got their letters and their tools. I am a Mandan, Hidatsa woman wherever I go. I found myself being the only native female in a lot of spaces. I ended up having to build community as I was going along because I knew what it was like and what it felt like to be the only person in my calculus class. I didn’t want that for anybody else that was coming up behind me.” Learn more in this free online resource from CNAY below with UNITY 25 Under 25 Awardee Owen Oliver.
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