Crystal Wabnum

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Crystal Wabnum

Program Officer
(612) 400-6261

Crystal is an enrolled citizen of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, affiliated with the Prairie Band Potawatomi and Cherokee. She also identifies as Mexican. Born and raised in Topeka, Kansas, Crystal brings a wealth of community and cultural organizing, grants management, and research experience to Headwaters. A Haskell Indian Nations University alum, she recently graduated from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health with an MPH in Public Health Administration and Policy. She is a San Manuel Scholar through the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health. She was awarded the Community Health Initiative Grant from the UMN to develop and conduct a racial equity evaluation at the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis.