So proud and excited that Sherenté will be joining us at We Are the Seeds Santa Fe this summer. Details to follow!
"Sherenté M. Harris, 17, of Charlestown, a member of the Narragansett Indian Tribe, has been named a 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Harris is one of 161 high school seniors nationwide who were chosen for the honor.
Harris visited the White House in 2015 and met first lady Michelle Obama during the first National Tribal Youth Conference.
Harris also has forged a path for LGBT, or Two Spirit, equality within the indigenous community, and was honored for a Fancy Shawl dance performance last year at the annual Dartmouth College powwow.
Harris also has worked as an intern educator at the Tomaquag Museum and the Narragansett Language Preservation and Revitalization Program”
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