Maria A. Trevizo (Tigua/Mexican) is a descendent of the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo of Texas and theTarascos of Mexico.
Maria is an international speaker and has worked in the human services field over thirty-five years. She is a Certified Psychiatric Technician and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor II. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from The Evergreen State Collage. Maria is a traditional singer and facilitator in the wellness field. She helps youth and adults to rediscover their own inner joy and beauty. As a facilitator, Maria coaches’ individuals, communities and tribes in recognizing the resilience and strength gained from working as a healthy team.
Maria works collaboratively with many North American tribes of the United States, Canada and Mexico. Maria has served as a consultant to agencies and institutions such as The Department of Health and Human Services, The Center for Disease Control, and numerous colleges and universities. Maria’s favorite work is the work she does with youth, women and the Two-Spirit Community. Maria believes that by reclaiming our traditions and ceremonies, healing is restored.