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Vena A-dae Romero

Vena A-dae Romero, who is Cochiti Puebloan and Kiowa Indian, was born in Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, as a granddaughter of a Pueblo farmer. She attended the University Of Arkansas School Of Law’s Food and Agricultural Law Program, where she received her LL.M. (Master of Laws degree, an advanced law certification) and worked with the Indigenous Food and Agricultural Initiative. She now consults for First Nations Development Institute, a leading Native American nonprofit whose mission is to strengthen American Indian economies.