Valerie Perez Ordoñez

Valerie Perez Ordoñez (Salvadorian and Mexican) is the Youth Coordinator at the Cultural Conservancy and is currently co-facilitating the Guardians of the Waters: Native Arts, Media, and Cultural Health Summer Internship Program. Valerie is interested in exive arts, textiles, printmaking, poetry, and street art. Valerie graduated with a BA in American Indian Studies at San Francisco State University in 2012. Valerie is also involved with the Native American Academy doing archival research, participating in learning lodges, and generating safe spaces to explore Indigenous knowledge systems.

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Session:
Guardians of the Water: Native Youth Speak Out on Arts, Media, and Cultural Health – October 19, 2013