Featured Presenter - Episode 29

An Indigenous woman wears a cream-colored shirt that repeats the word "Indigenous" four times. She holds her left hand to the side of her head in a fist with her pointer and index finger outstretched.

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.

Jasha's LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/j.lyonhawk