Tanaya Winder (She/Her), NDN Collective Human Resources Director, 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.