The Kyiyo Native American Student Association includes students, family and friends from a variety of Native American Tribes from the United States and Canada. Our club is open to all Native and Non-Native students of the University, as well as a number of community members. Kyiyo elects officers from its active membership after the completion of the annual Kyiyo Pow-Wow each year.

2021-2022 Kyiyo Officers

  • President: Aislyn Baker (Chippewa-Cree/Hidatsa)
  • Vice-President: Zachariah Rides At The Door (Blackfeet)
  • Treasurer: Brianna Ashley (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians)
  • Secretary: Cailei Cummins  
  • Community Liaison: Sierra Paske 
  • Public Relations & Outreach: Brianna Maxwell (Turtle Mountain Ojibwe)
  • ASUM Advisor: Gisele Forrest (Assiniboine) 
  • Community Advisor: Wilena Old Person (Yakama/Blackfeet)

Committee Members


Congratulations to the Kyiyo Officers on their 2015 Diversity Advisory Award for Student Achievement!

group photo of Kyi Yo officers and advisor, side by side at Diversity Advisrory Council Student Achievement Award.

Adriane Tailfeathers, Jacinda Morigeau, Wilena Old Person (co-advisor and nominator), Amber Shaffer, and Summer Page