I foster stewardship and understanding of mother nature through outdoor guiding and youth mentorship.
Day to Day
I work numerous jobs including teaching college and career preparation to middle and high school students to at-risk, 1st generation college, and low income students in Northern Arizona, but I moonlight as a commercial and non-profit river guide. I help develop activities that focus on mentoring and guiding Native youth and adults to be environmentally and socially responsible using traditional tribal knowledge.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for high school students
Make a list of pros and cons for the "right" and the "left" paths in front of you in order to help you figure out your first move. You need to remember that nothing has to be forever. The more things you experience the better it will be for you.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took: