Our Advisory Board

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Anthony Cesspooch Guzman, MSW

Northern Ute/Mexican

Enrolled member of the Northern Ute Tribe, the primary funder of a Master's Degree in Social Work. Anthony strengthens the Seven Generations Scholarship Fund with his traditional lens, assertiveness, and diplomacy through his work in rural and urban Native American communities. Anthony provides insight into the complexities of our Native people, and the understanding required to make decisions for the greater good of the Nations.

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Tamana (Bunny) Begay, DDS

Navajo, Seneca, Mohawk

Enrolled member of the Navajo, Seneca, and Mohawk tribes, Dr. Begay has a keen belief in the power of charity and volunteer work. Dr. Begay is committed to changing the world. There really couldn’t be a more dedicated Committee Member. We are so happy to have Dr. Begay as part of the Seven Generations Scholarship Fund team.

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Natalie Aguilera, MPA

Oklahoma Choctaw

Enrolled member of the Oklahoma Choctaw tribe, Natalie Aguilera brings her personable and detail-oriented strengths to the Seven Generations Scholarship Fund. Natalie is beloved by both our donors and our program managers. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful Program Coordinator and team player on our 7G Scholarship Committee.

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Kelli Rutherford

Blackfeet Nation

Enrolled member of the Blackfeet Nation, and former Seven Generations Scholarship recipient. The Seven Generations Scholarship Fund welcomes Kelli Rutherford into the family! Kelli is committed to give back to the Native community by helping Native students thrive and build their professional careers, and reach their educational goals.

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Sophia Taula-Lieras, MSW

Umatilla, Nez Perce, Cayuse, Walla Walla

Enrolled member of the Umatilla, Nez Perce, Cayuse , and Walla Walla tribes, Sophia has a keen belief in the power of charity and volunteer work. Sophia is committed to changing the world. There really couldn’t be a more dedicated Committee Member. We are so happy to have Sophia as part of the Seven Generations Scholarship Fund team.