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UNM - American Indian Student Services  American Indian Student Services at UNM provides opportunities that enhance the ability of American Indian students to be successful.

Brittney Concho is reppin’ the Aa’ku & Dine’ Nations. She currently spends most of her day as a teacher at Haaku Learning Center and traveling between Anzac & Rio Rancho NM, where she calls home. If you ask Brittney what motivates her she’ll tell you it’s her students, family, friends and music – like Def Leppard & Bon Jovi. Brittney’s goal is to become a teacher on the reservation to teach young children culture and traditions. Well, Brittney, you are off to a great start! Learn more about this outstanding student when she takes over @aissunm on Thursday. #NativesInEducation

We are just hours away from the 2017 Miss Indian UNM Pageant. Don't forget your white ticket to vote in the People's Choice Awards for your favorite contestant! See you at UNM's Continuing Education Auditorium - doors open at 5:30p.m. #MIUNM17

Paige Augustine is working her way to becoming a successful and influential individual within her community of Torreon, New Mexico. She plans to enter into the Indian Health Services to use her knowledge & skills to help her local clinic and plans to be the resource her community needs. She also plans to establish positive relationships and providing quality care by being a role model with these values. Paige’s family motivates her and she sees her mother as her hero. Learn more about this dynamic #AISSLobo right now @aissunm Snapchat, she's taking over ! #AISBAlum #NativesInHealth

#UNM Junior Ivan Rajen, a member of the Navajo Nation, is killin' it as he works his way to completing his Physics and Math degrees! Currently, Ivan’s a lab assistant & gaining mad skills to help him reach his ultimate goal of starting his own Quantum Information and Material Science research lab on the Navajo Nation! His primary desire to live a full life is by learning new things and spending time with friends and family & he says his brother is his hero. Get a glimpse into Ivan's world when he takes over @aissunm Snapchat on Wednesday!

Rowena Becenti, #ONNSFA Financial Aid Counselor, will be at AISS today until 5pm. Stop by and chat about your ONNSFA application! #ScholarshipsAreLife #MoMoneyLessProblems #FinancialAid

Sophomore Keisha Kee is a member of the the Navajo Nation who’s working her way toward a Biology degree. She’s still debating a minor in either Chemistry or Health, Medicine & Human Values to help her reach her ultimate goal of going to Pharmacy School. Keisha looks to her mother, brother and Nalis (paternal grandparents) for motivation. This #AISSLobo is tenacious, focused, driven, and leaves us with this: "Continue your education and push yourself to achieve your goals". #Slay #AISBAlumn #NavajoWays #UNM

NAVAJO STUDENTS! Take advantage of the opportunity to meet with a representative from #ONNSFA to get your application ready to submit for Fall 2016. #UNM #aissunm #GoLobos

Lakeisha "Keisha" Kee has a couple hidden talents like playing soccer (she's a 7-year veteran!), manual transmission driving skills, and ballet! She's had the chance to travel across the globe to Australia where she represented Arizona in a basketball competition and walked away with a Gold medal! Fun fact: she's the only girl in her family. Get a glimpse into Keisha's world April 18 when she takes over @aissunm Snapchat. #MIUNMPageant #MIUNM17
We look forward to you joining us at the Miss Indian UNM Pageant at UNM's Continuing Education Auditorium (1634 University Blvd. NE) Friday, April 21 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Paige Augustine admits to signing in the shower alongside her favorite playlists, especially her Jason Aldean collection. She's often rocking anything in purple matched with her favorite pair of Justin Boots! Paige is always happy & smiling and loves to be around positive people. Catch some positive rays of sunshine on when she takes over April 20, the day before the #MIUNMPageant, @aissunm Snapchat! #MIUNM17

Caitlynn Mayhew loves to dance to her fav bands Green Day and 1975. When she's not traveling, Caitlynn gives her energy to co-chairing the undergraduate student organization of the Native American Studies Indigenous Research Group! She enjoys paranormal/crytozoologic stories like "Bigfoot" sightings from her neck of the rez. Learn more about Caitlynn when she takes over @aissunm Snapchat on April 19 days before the #MIUNMPageant! #MIUNM17

During the Pageant, you have the chance to vote in "The People's Choice Awards". Tune into @aissunm Snapchat April 18 through April 20 to learn more about each contestant! #MIUNM17

Have a contestant you want to support? Each contestant is selling $1 raffle tickets (scored towards Fundraising Project) until April 20 so get them while they're available! Businesses within the UNM & Albuquerque communities, UNM Departments, and individual artists have donated items. Proceeds support the reigning #MIUNM17 activities and community appearances.
#AISSUNM is revealing a new #MIUNM17 contestant photo Wednesday through Friday, so stay tuned to see the full picture! Don't forget the Miss Indian UNM Pageant is at UNM's Continuing Education Auditorium (1634 University Blvd. NE) Friday, April 21 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

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