Roxanne White is a fearless and dedicated organizer and social justice advocate who has dedicated her work to Indian Country. She is a Nez Perce tribal member andadescendent of Yakama, Nooksack, and Gros Ventre. She is recognized nationally for her work on issues related to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People and for her work with Native families and communities seeking justice and healing. She is also known her work on human trafficking in Native communities. Roxanne works to amplify the voices of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women across North America. Roxanne is also a grassroots organizer, standing on the front lines for Indigenous rights and environmental justice. She embodies vibrant Indigenous leadership through the resilience of culture and ceremony and a lens of historical trauma. Roxanne is a family member of MMIWG, as well asa survivor of human trafficking, domestic violence, childhood abduction, and sexual abuse. She draws on her personal experience to empower and support survivors in Native communities. Roxanne has been featured on HuffPost, the Canadian Broadcast Channel, CNN, Al Jazeera TV, Seattle Times, and a variety of local and national media.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO HUMANS & NATURE:
- On Funding, Fossil Fuels, and Femicide: A Conversation with Rachel Heaton and Roxanne White
From Minding Nature’s Winter 2020, Volume 13, Number 1 issue.