American Indian Commission

The Denver American Indian Commission advocates on behalf of Denver's American Indian community.

   

Commission Meetings

Monthly meetings take place on the second Wednesday of every month.

Meeting Time: 
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94386041582?pwd=eEMyTit1WStOakpMWUxvRjY3akRtdz09
Meeting ID: 943 8604 1582
Passcode: DAIC

If you need a sign language interpreter or CART Services, contact SignLanguageServices@denvergov.org with at least a three (3) business day notice. For other public accommodation requests/concerns related to a disability, please contact DisabilityAccess@denvergov.org


Commission Members

 

Danielle SeeWalker (Húŋkpapȟa Lakȟóta) *Co-Chair

Artist/Muralist/Writer and Co-Founder of The Red Road Project.

Joshua Emerson (Dine’) *Co-Chair

Housing Advocacy & Founder of Sacred Voices / Deadroom Comedy

 

Donna Chrisjohn (Lakota/Navajo)

Legal Assistant & Indian Education Advocate

Jonathan Nelson (Dine')

Creative Consultant/Graphic Artist/Illustrator & Owner – Badwinds Studios

Queana Maher (Cheyenne River Sioux/Native Hawaiian/Indigenous Puerto Rican)

Student at The University of Colorado Denver

Rafael Maldonado Bad Hand (Nahutl)

Comic Artist & Designer

Shawna Maher (Cheyenne River Sioux)

Native American Research and Program Specialist – Lifespan Local

 

Thomas Allen (Sac & Fox/No. Arapaho/Euchee)

NeoGov HR Systems Administrator – State of Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration

 

Brandon Roberts (Navajo)

Business Consultant – Agility Solutions

Carla Respects Nothing (Oglala Lakota)

Wellness Navigator – The Gathering Place

 

Shannon Subryan (Lakota and enrolled Navajo)

Denver Human Services – Eligibility Technician II

Dallin Maybee (Seneca and enrolled Northern Arapaho)

Native American Rights Fund – Assistant Director of Development

Raven Payment (Ojibwe & Kanien'kehá:ka)

Proposal and Marketing Manager – Construction Company

Alison Butler

Staff Support to DAIC - Denver American Indian Commission Liaison & Director to the Denver Agency for Human Rights & Community Partnerships' Division of Disability Rights.

Julia Spalding-Beegles

Staff Support to DAIC - Denver Museum of Nature & Science & DMNS Technology Assistance for Audio/Visual Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commission Bylaws

Denver-American-Indian-Commission-Bylaws.pdf(PDF, 99KB)