Natasha Frazier

HIA Program:

Denmark Denmark 2015

Bio:

Natasha Frazier, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Lakota, grew up throughout the United States and is currently based in North Dakota, where she works for the legal team supporting Water Protectors arrested during the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University in Southern California, which she attended on a full-tuition leadership and merit based scholarship, the Posse Scholarship. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a minor in Women’s Studies, and hopes to attend law school. Frazier is a 2015 Humanity in Action Fellow and a co-founding member of the organization Indigenous Youth for Peace with Humanity in Action Senior Fellows DeLesslin "Roo" George-Warren and Merry Manson. This past fall she was tribal youth delegate to the White House Tribal Nations Conference, where she was selected by the Center for Native American Youth to speak on Environment & Climate Change at the White House Tribal Youth Gathering with Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Cabinet Secretary of the Interior. This summer Natasha will complete the Indigenous Studies Summer Program at Columbia University and the Lakota Summer Institute at Sitting Bull College while continuing to participate in ongoing movement defense work.
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