Lorri ‘Many Rivers’ Johnson Santamaría, PhD

Director and Principal InvestigatorMICOP’s Healing the Soul + Curando el Alma + Na Sándaeé IniéMHSA Innovations Project Dr. Lorri Many Rivers has always been a life-long learner and a curious teacher, with tendencies towards the healing arts. She completed her PhD in Multicultural/ Multilingual Special Education, Rehabilitation, and School Psychology from the University of Arizona in 2000. Before researching and practicing complementary medicine, she worked in the fitness industry and taught children in primary schools and adults at the university while ...

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Javier Garcia

Hello my name is Javier Garcia. I am originally from San Martin Peras, Oaxaca. I came to the U.S at seven years old and I have been living here for eighteen years along with my family. I attended Rio Mesa High School and graduated in the year 2015, and I plan on continuing my education very soon. My first language is Mixteco but growing up and studying here I learned Spanish and English and it became my second and third languages. I work as an Interpreter Coordinator with MICOP and at the same time learning more about the problems related to language access that are ...

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Juvenal Solano

Juvenal Solano es de la comunidad de San Sebastián del Monte, Oaxaca, México. Llego a Los Estados Unidos (Oxnard) para apoyar a sus padres económicamente, trabajo por 7 años en la pisca de la fresa. También trabajo como organizador con La Unión de Campesinos (UFW) por 5 años, y ha trabajado como organizador comunitario con la organización comunitaria MICOP/Mixteco Indígena Community Organizing Project desde 2014. Es una persona que le gusta aprender nuevas cosas cada día, su enfoque es el bienestar de su familia , su comunidad y disfruta leer, escuchar música y ...

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