Bartlesvilleworld.com reports on Ashley Fox, the Tulsa Oklahoma high-school senior who joined the White House Tribal Nations Conference in November 2014. “I hope to continue the week in D.C. at home, within the Cherokee Nation, and continue making my voice heard as an advocate for other Native American students,” Fox said. “It was truly an honor to be nominated by (Cherokee Principal) Chief (Bill John) Baker and then selected by the White House. My week in D.C. has shown me that there are a plethora of people who want to see Native youth succeed, and I want to be part of the solution.” Read more of her story.
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