Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Maya Rose Dittloff

This January 2023 we are highlighting Native Bruin Maya Rose Dittloff (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Blackfeet) class of 2019. Maya Rose Dittloff (ǔkkayǔ”kwīyinnimǎakii/Many Pipes Woman) is a queer Mandan, Hidatsa, and Blackfeet writer, director, and producer. A graduate of the School of Theater, Film, and Television with a concentration in screenwriting and cinematography in 2019. Maya … Read more

Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Ty Coughenour

This December we are highlighting Native Bruin Ty Coughenour (Lummi) class of 2011. Ty Coughenour is an award-winning writer, producer, and director who resides in Seattle, Washington, and is a member of the Lummi tribe. He graduated from UCLA in 2011 Cum Laude as a Gates Millennium Scholar. While at UCLA, he worked at the … Read more

Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Cheryl Ellenwood

This November we are highlighting Native Bruin Cheryl Ellenwood (Nez Perce and Navajo), class of 2010. Cheryl Ellenwood, is a citizen of the Nez Perce Nation and also Navajo. Cheryl is an Assistant Professor at the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs at Washington State University. She is also an affiliate of the Center … Read more

Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Cheyenne Suzukawa

This October we are highlighting Native Bruin Cheyenne Suzukawa (Oglala Lakota), class of 2021 Cheyenne Suzukawa is a UCLA graduate who earned a BA in American Indian Studies in 2021. Cheyenne, who is Oglala Lakota, is currently working as a Realty Assistant at the Pacific Regional Office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Born and … Read more

Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Angela Mooney D’Arcy

This September we are highlighting Native Bruin Angela Mooney D’Arcy (Acjachemem), class of 2004, J.D., Concentration in Federal Indian Law and Critical Race Studies. Angela Mooney D’Arcy is Acjachemem. Her Nation’s ancestral homelands include the area also known as Orange County, California. She has been working with Native Nations, Indigenous people, grassroots and nonprofit organizations, … Read more

Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Judith Kwanami Mitchell

This August we are highlighting Native Bruin Judith Kwanami Mitchell (Quechan), class of 2022. Judith Kwanami Mitchell is Quechan from the Fort Yuma Reservation in Winterhaven, California. She recently graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics with a specialization in computing. During her time at UCLA, Judy worked for the American Indian … Read more

Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Jack M. Tome, Jr.

This July we are highlighting Native Bruin Jack M. Tome, Jr. (Diné), class of 2021. Yá’át’ééh shí éí Jack M. Tome, Jr. yíníshyé’. Táchii’nii nishłį́, Hooghan łáni báshíshchíín, Tó’aheedlíinii dashicheii, Táchii’nii dashinálí. Jack M. Tome, Jr is Diné who was born and raised in Shiprock, New Mexico, where he currently resides. In 2019, Jack received … Read more

Native Bruin – Past Present and Emerging – James Riding In

Native Bruin - James Riding In.

Native bruin – Past Present and Emerging This May we are highlighting Native Bruin James Riding In (Pawnee), class of 1985 and 1991. James Riding In retired from Arizona State University in May 2021. He received an A.A. degree in general education from Haskell Indian Junior College (now Haskell Indian Nations University, (1974), a baccalaureate … Read more

Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Megan Baker

Native Bruin - Megan Baker

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