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Jaclyn Roessel Diné

Born and raised on the Navajo Nation, Jaclyn Roessel is proud of who she is and where she comes from.  As a self-professed lovetarian, Roessel believes in the power of love and the ability we all have to make positive change in our society by understanding we are responsible to each other through K’é. She is Táchii’nii (Red Running into the Water People). Born for the Kii yaa’ aanii (Towering House People). Her maternal grandfather is of the Tódikozhí (Salt Water clan) and her paternal grandfather is of the Monteath Clan from Scotland. Follow more of her work at the Grownup Navajo blog.

Recent stories by Jaclyn Roessel

Stories Becoming Adzaan: The Gift of Diné Womanhood
An International Women's Day reflection on the power of Adzaanhood.
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