4 Elyse Dempsey

Designation:

Program Assistant

4 Elyse Dempsey

Elyse Dempsey (Diné) is the Program Assistant for Native Public Media.  With a background in education and a passion for social justice, she believes in creating equal access to opportunities and resources for underrepresented communities in order to create empowered and healthy nations. 

Elyse is of the Towering House People born for the Rock Gap People. Her maternal grandfather is of the Bitter Water People and her paternal grandfather is of the Deer Springs People. Elyse received her Bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Macalester College. She is originally from Oak Springs, Arizona.