Tiana Suazo


Taos/Jemez Pueblo, United States

Tiana Suazo, B.A., is the Executive Director of the Red Willow Center in Taos Pueblo, NM. The mission of Red Willow Center (RWC) is to reclaim the agricultural heritage of Taos Pueblo and restore its traditional food systems. With the help of her team, Suazo is able to work towards accomplishing this mission through the RWC’s farm, farmers market, and youth internship programs. Suazo, a graduate of Santa Fe Indian School and Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, serves on the board of Ogallala Commons (OC), in Nazareth, Texas and is an active member in her community of Taos Pueblo. Ogalla Commons focuses on community development in the eight states touched by the Ogallala Aquifer: Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Suazo firmly believes that by empowering and supporting indigenous youth, we can change the future.