Natasha Myhal

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Natasha Myhal, an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in American Indian Studies and Environmental Studies. She is currently a second-year Master’s student in Indigenous Studies at the University of Kansas and her current work focuses on the ethnobotany of Bear Root (Oshá) and federal policy affecting Native American harvest rights for medicinal plants.  She works with her advisor Dr. Kelly Kindscher’s lab on their Sustainability of Oshá Harvest project. Natasha plans to continue her work in a PhD program in either Natural Resources or Ethnic Studies. She is active in the Society of Ethnobiology and the Society for American Indian Government Employees organization.


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