Aleticia Kyle S. Tijerina

Xo Jim

Angelita Tsnabaah Jim

Executive Director

Odawa/Latina, PhD, MEd, MFA, Sun Dancer

Aleticia “Kyle” Silverwood Tijerina co-founded Healing Arrows for Indigenous Social Justice and Wellness to address Indigenous human rights abuses and Treaty rights over water and lands. Kyle is a descendant of the Nassawaketon band of Odawa. A Native nationalist, she is a longtime activist and Sun Dancer at Big Mountain, Navajo Nation, where she supported the Diné people facing relocation off their traditional lands for over ten years. A professor of Native politics, Kyle taught American Indian politics. She serves as Healing Arrows’ chief researcher. She has written and published papers on Native ceremony and Native nationalism. Kyle is passionate about issues of Abused, Exploited, Missing and Murdered Native Women and Children, the preservation of Native culture, Treaty Rights, food sovereignty and environmental issues facing Native nations. She is also a performance artist and spoken word poet! She has a small editing and research business called Talking Leaf.

Associate Director

Diné/Odawa/Latina, B.F.A.

Asdzaanaazbaa “Xo” Xochitl Jim is co-founder of Healing Arrows. She graduated with a B.F.A. in Communications Design and believes in the power of art and design to create impactful and memorable messages. She is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation. Xo supports Native traditional life ways, volunteering her time and art to others who are actively involved in the preservation of culture. She is passionate about the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, domestic violence against Native women and environmental activism.

Merchandising Director


Angel is currently going to school for physical therapy in Los Angeles. Angel is passionate of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Woman and Girls movement, domestic violence against Native women, and enviromental activism. She believes in the power of spreading the word of such issues through make up and photography. 


Che Jim

Board of Directors

Diné/Odawa/Latino, Sun Dancer

Che Jim co-founded Healing Arrows for Indigenous Social Justice and Wellness and serves as its Head Director. Che is from Flagstaff, Arizona and he is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, currently living in Indianapolis, Indiana with his wife and two young children. Passionate about Native culture, preservation of Native life ways, the preservation and practice of ceremony, protection of water and Mother Earth and Native issues, he is an activist, traditional singer, artist and actor. Che travels the country supporting Native issues and practicing Native American spirituality.

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