Alayna Eagle Shield

Health Education Program Director, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Mandan, North Dakota, USA

Alayna Eagle Shield is from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST). She is currently the SRST health education director. Previously she was a Lakota language instructor at the Lakota Language Immersion Nest and the language specialist for the Language and Culture Institute. Alayna serves on multiple committees as well as the Native American Development Center Board chair. Alayna earned her B.S. from the University of Mary, North Dakota, in 2014; Eminent Scholar from Sitting Bull College, North Dakota, in 2013; and Master of public health from North Dakota State University in 2017.

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