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Althea Walker-Ortiz

Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center and The American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Nez Perce, Hopi, and Gila River Tribes

Althea has tribal affiliations with the Nez Perce, Hopi, and Gila River nations, and is an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Community In addition, she holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Technology Management from the Arizona State University Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering. For the past three years she has worked for the Gila River Indian Community’s Department of Environmental Quality as an environmental education and outreach specialist. Among other accomplishments, she has also served as a National Science Foundation Intern and is a former intern for ITEP.

Althea Walker-Ortiz

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Althea can be reached by e-mail at AWalker@aihec.org.

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