Katelynne Johnson is 2017 Udall Scholar

Katelynne Johnson is an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna. She is a sophomore pursuing a degree in anthropology at Colorado State University.

Katelynne has dedicated her time to Chaco Culture National Historic Park, working with the cultural resource management staff in historic preservation. She completed an internship with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) in archival work, in collaboration with the University of New Mexico.

She hopes to assist in consultations between Native communities and the National Park Service, as well as aid in the incorporation of American Indian voices within the historic and present National Park Service narrative.