(They/them) is Indigenous feminist, parent, poet/writer/organizer/long-time educator, 2spirit, speaker n anti-colonial. Working towards creating a city where all racist symbols are not placed as symbols of honour. I'm a solo parent living on Ramaytush Ohlone Lands in the Ohlone Village of Yelamu. I have taught in public schools and afters chool programs for over 20 years. One of the lead organizers for Taking down the Pioneer Statue, taking down racist school names in SFUSD, and Creator of #TwoSpiritStorytime, a lead organizer in #PaintItDown of LOWMurals. My life is to serve the people and honor my Indigenous ancestors to create an amazing world that not only my child can grow up in but for all our children to grow up in so that seven generations from now they can feel the impact of the legacy I continued from our ancestors.
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Bio image by Gabriel Moore-Topazio of Wrought Comics