Tanaya Winder (She/Her), Director of People, Culture, and Belonging at NDN Collective, is an enrolled member of the Duckwater Shoshone tribe. Tanaya has over 12 years experience working directly with Indigenous communities, specifically Indigenous youth with a focus on higher education, arts education, and leadership. Tanaya is a published author and her specialties include youth & women empowerment, healing trauma through art, creative writing workshops, and mental wellness advocacy. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Stanford University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico. Tanaya is certified as a Tribal Human Resources Professional.