Leroy “Buster” Silva, Community Coordinator, NB3 Foundation; and Sarah Ortegon, Artist/Actress/Dancer
In this dynamic full-body experience participants learn to integrate various indigenous wellness practices and use their physical bodies as a foundation to move towards a future that embraces even the smallest of movements. Participant takeaways: engagement in activity and networking.
Leroy “Buster” Silva
Leroy “Buster” Silva is the Community Coordinator for the Notah Begay III Foundation. He leads the Native Youth on the Move Project, a partnership between the Foundation and the Nike N7 Fund, that focuses on increasing physical activity and sport among Native American youth in Albuquerque, NM. He is also a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leader. Mr. Silva enjoys being active with his family and exploring the world. Mr. Silva is from the Pueblo of Laguna.
Sarah Ortegon is an artist, actress, dancer and former 2013-2014 Miss Native American USA. She has traveled, performed and danced across the country and around the world. She is currently an office manager for the law firm: Smith & Shellenberger, LLC. As an artist, Ms. Ortegon had multiple shows across Colorado and Wyoming. Ms. Ortegon participated in a 30 day National Outdoor Leadership School expedition in Alaska where physical activity was a must to survive. Ms. Ortegon is an avid hiker and loves being outdoors where she can balance physical activity and spiritual connection.