Native American Congressional Internship

Meet our Interns

intern photo
Nancy L. Deere-Turney, Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Oklahoma State University

Nancy Deere-Turney is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and is of Ojibwe descent. She is a senior majoring in political science at Oklahoma State University. Nancy is a We R Native Youth Ambassador, Mvskoke Nation Youth Council Language and Culture Committee Chair, 2017 Center for Native American Youth Champion for Change, and founder of the Youth Enrichment Camp. Nancy represents various organizations nationwide with the intention of gathering information to improve Indian Country through policy-making. After graduation Nancy plans to run for her tribe’s National Council, and while serving in the legislative branch, find innovative ways to improve Tribal Governments.

Aaron L. Fournier Chickasaw Nation
Ashleigh N. Fixico Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Christina C. Bell Andrews Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona
DesiRae A. Deschine Navajo Nation
Joshua R. Bertalotto Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe of Louisiana
Karlen A. Yallup Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon
Katherine N. McCleary Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana
Nancy L. Deere-Turney Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Portia K. Skenandore-Wheelock Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
Trevor J. Farland Navajo Nation