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Nonotuck Hosts Singer/Activist Alexis Raena

Nonotuck Resource Associates was proud to recently host Indigenous model, singer, and activist Alexis Raena as part of a month-long celebration of Native American Heritage Month at Nonotuck. 

Watch Alexis’s presentation below:

About Alexis

Alexis Raeana (She, Her, Hers) is an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. She is the CEO of Alexis Raeana, LLC where she offers elite entertainment, makeup artistry, modeling, environmental and indigenous advocacy/education services. 

Alexis received her B.S. in Environmental Science in 2019 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She is a former Miss Lumbee, received a Golden Ticket on ABC's American Idol, opened for Patti Labele, released an award-winning music video highlighting #MMIW, a current ambassador for the United States, a published model and makeup artist, as well as an environmental/ indigenous organizer for the great state of North Carolina. 

She continues to break through glass ceilings while exuding confidence as an indigenous woman, and continues to be a voice for all indigenous people.

“(Through shared living) people with a disability experience a real transformation and discover confidence in themselves; they discover their capacity to make choices, and also find a certain liberty and above all their dignity as human beings.”

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