Amber Benally

Rising Leaders Manager

Amber Benally - favorites

Colorado Plateau Favorites
  • Hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Dinosaur tracks outside of Tuba City
  • Chocolate-colored water at Grand Falls
  • Farmlands at the Hopi Village of Hotevilla, Arizona
Things I Love
  • Summer days spent fishing
  • Finding the best tacos
  • Fair season on the Navajo Nation
  • A great playlist on an adventurous road trip
On my bookshelf
  • Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • Wild Mercy by Mirabai Starr
  • There There by Tommy Orange
  • Custer Died for Your Sins by Vine Deloria Jr.

Amber's Blog


Native young people are following the sacred traditions and teachings of their grandparents.

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This year, we took to Zoom for LeaderShift, an environmental advocacy training program for young leaders.

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Navajo farmer Rose Williams makes the case for putting down your phone and working your hands in the soil.

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