Kristina Gabriel, BS

(Cherokee Nation)

Research Coordinator

Kristina worked in community and tribal organizing before attending Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2022. During her time at Fort Lewis College, she worked in the Biology Department as a Teaching Assistant and a Research Assistant. Her research focused on innovative agricultural sustainability methods and was funded by a NIH One Health research grant. Kristina is passionate about Indigenous food sovereignty as well as improving Indigenous health outcomes.