“The disproportionate rates of Indigenous people who become chronically homeless is alarming. Contributing factors such as historical trauma and a person’s status of being Native is a complex system of knowledge which I bring to the table.”

Born and raised in Lawrence, Christina brings experience in Indigenous public health research. She is a contractor and a legislator in the Kansas House of Representatives. Christina enjoys supporting local restaurants and empowering the youth. She serves as the City of Lawrence Human Relations Commissioner and on the Native American Economics and Kansas Advisory Council Indigenous Education workgroups. University of Kansas Medical Center, MPH; Arizona State University, BS; Haskell Indian Nations University, AS.