2016 Dreamstarters

The 2016 Dreamstarter class represents ten Native Youth dedicated to bringing their dreams of art and culture to life in their communities.

Rosalia Badhorse

Mentor Organization: The Bridge Foundation
Location: Lame Deer, MT
Tribe: Northern Cheyenne

Blaze Burrows

Mentor Organization: Round Valley High School Native American Studies
Location: Covelo, CA
Tribe: Wailaki

JoRee LaFrance

Mentor Organization: Trustees of Dartmouth College
Location: Crow Agency, MT
Tribe: Crow Tribe

jenna smith

Mentor Organization: Art Maker
Location: Skiatook, OK
Tribe: Osage

kelsey tortalita

Mentor Organization: Sacred Pipe Resource Center
Location: Mandan, ND
Tribe: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Jeremy Dennis

Mentor Organization: The Pennsylvania State University
Location: Southampton, NY
Tribe: Shinnecock and Hassanamisco Nipmuc

annie chasing hawk

Mentor Organization: The Keya Foundation
Location: Eagle Butte, SD
Tribe: Cheyenne River Sioux

Ruben Zendejas

Mentor Organization: Provo City School District
Location: Provo, UT
Tribe: Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

charmayne sandoval

Mentor Organization: Native Americans for Community Action, Inc.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Tribe: Diné

Rob McRorie

Mentor Organization: Malcolm High School
Location: Sault Ste Marie, MI
Tribe: Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians

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