Balance and Relationality
Keioshiah Peter, Native Youth Coordinator, Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women
This session shares the signs and indicators young people recognize as foundations to create and sustain healthy relationships within their circles and communities. Discussions include results of varying energies from good and bad interactions, and ways to talk to youth about relations with their peers and culture. Participant takeaways: discussions on healthy relationships, consent, types of abuse and Native Nation Building utilizing a indigenous focused direction model as the opportunity to begin community mapping and mobilizing.
Keioshiah Peter is the Native Youth Coordinator for the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women. She strives to continue the resistance and decolonial work in sexual and reproductive justice in the Native Nation and surrounding areas through the Rez Condom Tour and non-profit partnership with the Native Youth Sexual Health Network and Young Women United. Ms. Peter is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in American Studies at the University of New Mexico. She is from the Navajo (Diné) Nation is of the Folded Arms People Clan and born for the Mexican People Clan.