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Niyo Moraza-Keeswood

Niyo Moraza-Keeswood

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admission

Niyo Moraza-Keeswood is of the Diné and Chichimeca peoples. He is a recent graduate of the Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies MA Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Education and holds a BA in Anthropology from Brown University. Niyo’s research has focused on culturally responsive advising and the application of Peacemaking in Higher Education as a mechanism for conflict resolution, policy change, and community building. Prior to graduate school, he worked as the inaugural coordinator of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative at Brown University. He joins Northwestern as the Assistant Director of Admission – Native American and Indigenous Student Outreach.
Isabella Twocrow

Isabella Twocrow

Project Manager Aide, Native American and Indigenous Affairs

Isabella Twocrow (sher/her) is a third year in the School of Education and Social Policy studying Learning and Organizational Change with a minor in Native American and Indigenous Studies. She is Oglala Lakota, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, and from Albuquerque, New Mexico. With her degree, she hopes to work in education policy to reform tribal education systems as well as ensure equitable access to higher education for Native American and Indigenous students. Outside of class, she is involved in Peer Inclusion Educators and the Native American and Indigenous Student Association. In her free time, she enjoys writing poetry, painting, and exploring Chicago with her friends.