Featured Presenter - Episode 29

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Jasha Lyons Echo-Hawk (Seminole, Pawnee, Creek, Omaha, and Iowa)

Jasha Lyons Echo-Hawk is a life-long justice seeker, community builder, and part-time marathoner. Jasha is a self-described “Intertribal Love Song” as they are a tribal citizen of the Seminole Nation, as well as a member of the Pawnee, Iowa, Omaha, and Creek Nations. Jasha is Two-Spirit and carries the name Ti-tatatsiks-stariiku. 

 

Jasha’s recent concentration is in the reclamation of birth keeping and sees birth work as a path to collective liberation as well as civic engagement. Jasha has been honored to hold space for families and community as a trained Birth worker and as a student midwife.

 

Additionally, Jasha has helped to found Indigenous Milk Medicine Week and co-founded the Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective. Jasha is pursuing a Master of Legal Studies in Indigenous People’s Law at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Law. Jasha maintains an active lifestyle with their family.

For more in depth reading on Jasha, check out this awesome article where Jasha was recently featured on CHEER, Center for Health Equity, Education, and Research.

Jashas LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/j.lyonhawk