Kyra James (Navajo Nation/Diné)

E-mail: kjames3(at)

Kyra is from Kinlichee, AZ on Navajo Nation. She is pursuing a B.S. in Family Studies and Human Development with a thematic minor in Anthropology/American Indian Studies. As NNI's Office/Project Assistant she is responsible for event planing and preparation, editing documents, and assisting with other administrative duties in the office.

As a student with the university she has worked on projects that are centered around Native American Youth Development such as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention among Native Americans and Native SOAR. She is currently designing a program on increasing Indigenous high school graduation rates in the State of Arizona.