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Jaclyn Roessel Diné

Born and raised on the Navajo Nation, Jaclyn Roessel is proud of who she is and where she comes from.  As a self-professed lovetarian, Roessel believes in the power of love and the ability we all have to make positive change in our society by understanding we are responsible to each other through K’é. She is Táchii’nii (Red Running into the Water People). Born for the Kii yaa’ aanii (Towering House People). Her maternal grandfather is of the Tódikozhí (Salt Water clan) and her paternal grandfather is of the Monteath Clan from Scotland. Follow more of her work at the Grownup Navajo blog.

Recent stories by Jaclyn Roessel

Stories Alcatraz Canoe Journey: Honoring 50 Years of Indigenous Resistance and Persistence
"If we work to reframe Alcatraz as a symbol for Indigenous sovereignty and reposition it in people’s psyche that way, it could be a very powerful thing, especially for people who are so often forgotten overlooked and marginalized like Natives in America."
Stories Becoming Adzaan: The Gift of Diné Womanhood
An International Women's Day reflection on the power of Adzaanhood.
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