Noel Altaha is an Indigenous womxn, an older sister and an enrolled member of the N’dee (White Mountain Apache Tribe) in present-day Arizona. Her clans are Eagle and ‘Tugaiin’ ‘White Water People’. Based in New York City, Noel is an Outreach Associate at Big ReUse, a non-profit organization in the development of environmentally sustainable projects of food waste and composting in Brooklyn households and communities. She is also an assistant to a course, ‘Power, Race, Oppression Privilege’ and teaches graduate social work students. Noel’s work of policy advocacy, activism, event organizing, social media commentary and academic research focuses on health, wellbeing, and the impact of political issues on women of color and Native American women, and Indigenous lands. Noel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Native American & Indigenous Studies from Fort Lewis College and a Master of Science degree in Social Work with a focus on social policy from Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn and enjoys sleep, food, and ‘woke’ podcasters speaking truth on political and social activities.