Board of Directors

Rebecca Adamson
Native American, Cherokee Nation
Founder and President
First Peoples Worldwide
Fredericksburg, VA USA

Catherine S. Bardsley, Esq.
Partner
K&L Gates
Washington, DC USA

James E. Brumm
Cherokee Descendant
President
Glastonbury Commons
New York, NY

Birgil Kills Straight
Native American, Oglala Lakota
Executive Director
Oglala Sioux Parks and Recreation Authority
Kyle, SD USA

Gloria Steinem
Founder
Ms. Foundation
New York, NY

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