Tia Yazzie, Symposium Coordinator
Yá’át’ééh. Shi éí Tia Noelle Yazzie yinishyé. Honágháahnii nishłį. Tódích’íí’nii bashishchiin. Honágháahnii dashicheii. Mą’ii deeshgiizhinii dashinalí. Shi éí Tséhootsóoí déé’ naashá. Ákót’éego diné asdzáán nishłį́.
Tia Yazzie is a Diné woman (Navajo) from the Navajo Reservation located in Arizona. She is from the One-Who-Walks-Around clan, born for the Bitter-Water clan. Her maternal grandparent’s clan is One-Who-Walks-Around and her paternal grandparent’s clan is Coyote Pass. Tia obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College in Native American Studies and Psychology in 2019. Upon graduation, Tia held various positions serving the urban Native American community in Salt Lake City, UT at the Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake and the Salt Lake City School District. Currently, Tia is a first-year graduate student in the Master’s of Social Work program at the University of Washington and plans to specialize in clinical social work and obtain her LCSW upon completion.