Amanda Cheromiah

Tribal Affiliation: Pueblo of Laguna

Director of Native SOAR (Student Outreach, Access & Resiliency) Program

Dr. Amanda Cheromiah is from the village of Paguate, located on the homelands of Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. She believes one of the greatest gifts she has an educator, mentor, and sister, is the ability to the build the confidence of students, especially Indigenous youth, through storytelling, photography, and videography. Amanda cares deeply about giving-back to her Indigenous community and transforming spaces through visual narratives, Indigenous-focused scholarship and methodologies. Amanda has served Native SOAR, an Indigenous-focused multigenerational mentorship program, for over 10 years.