Gabrielle Budder

Communications Associate

Gabrielle Budder (she/her), a Cherokee Nation citizen, serves as an Associate Communications Officer with NAAF. 

“ᏩᎴᎳ ᏓᏆᏙᎠ. ᏔᎵᏆ ᏥᏁᎳ, ᎦᎴᎼᎢ ᏓᎨᎦ. ᏔᎵᏍᎪᎯ ᏔᎵ ᎢᏯᏩᏕᏘᏴᏗ.”  

Gabrielle is from Claremore, Oklahoma but she currently lives in the capital of the Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She came to Tahlequah to study at Northeastern State University and to learn more about her Native history and culture. 

As a first-generation college student, Gabrielle graduated from NSU with a B.A. in Multimedia Studies, a B.A. in English studies and a minor in Cherokee studies. Her lifelong goal is to foster growth of Indigenous culture within digital media and to help tribal nations incorporate their traditional values with modern day technological advances.