Clayton Harvey Bio - The Notah Begay III Foundation

Clayton Harvey

claytonClayton Harvey is White Mountain Apache from the Fort Apache Reservation. His vision and motivation have been integral in creating community programs at Ndee Bikiyaa, The People’s Farm. Ndee Bikiyaa teaches Indigenous food harvesting and agricultural methods, encouraging healthy eating habits to prevent diabetes his goal. Ndée Bíkíyáą, The People’s Farm is a sustainable farming project going in to its fifth (5th) year of operation. We have committed 24 acres to the cultivation of fruits and vegetables in means of garden beds, orchards and cornfields. A shift away from agriculture among the White Mountain Apache has led to an erosion of cultural identity and epidemic health issues, especially diabetes and obesity.