Communications Consultant, Center for Native American Youth, The Aspen Institute
Kyra Antone manages communications and youth-driven narrative work for the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute. She is Coeur d’Alene and Tohono O’odham. Antone was previously a mentor for the Voices to Hear program, teaching middle school and high school students to create podcasts on environmental issues affecting the reservation. A 2020 graduate of Washington State University, she majored in digital technology and culture, and minored in fine arts and comparative ethnic studies. While at WSU, she received the President’s Leadership Award, DTC Community Service and Engagement Award, and DTC Outstanding Senior Award. Antone has always enjoyed storytelling and aspires to help Native communities create documentaries by and for Native people.