Organization: Women Of Bears Ears
Cynthia Wilson is a tribal member of the Navajo Nation, born and raised in Monument Valley, UT. She holds a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of Utah and is currently a first year Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management. She also serves as a Native and Indigenous Rights, teaching fellow for the Harvard Divinity School. She is a founding member of the Women of Bears Ears initiative that seeks to restore indigenous women’s matrilineal roles to help rematriate the Earth. Her work encompasses traditional knowledge that addresses the environmental, cultural, nutritional and spiritual health of the land and the people.