Alumna Jewel Honga (‘15) Honors Her Tribal Roots

Posted: Monday, January 11th 2016 at 8:59 AM

NAU news, Posted December 11, 2015

"...Honga graduates from NAU this December with two bachelor’s degrees in business—marketing and management. Honga received the Gold Axe because of her significant contributions to the university and her service to tribal communities.

At NAU, she has led the university’s Native American Business Organization, developed an award-winning financial literacy game for Native American youth with the Center for American Indian Economic Development, earned the 2014 Miss Indian NAU title, and now serves as 2015 Miss Hualapai, acting as a tribal ambassador for the Hualapai.

Honga was born in Flagstaff, where her parents met and both graduated from NAU. Her mom is of the Navajo Nation and her dad is of the Hualapai Tribe..."

Read full article HERE.

More on Honga on FCB News HERE.

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