Indigenous Mathematicians: Craig Young
Craig Young is from Tséch’ízhí, Arizona and was nominated recently for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the nation’s highest honor for STEM and computer science teachers. He is Honágháahnii, born for Kinłichíi’nii. His maternal grandfather is Tł’ááshchí’í, and his paternal grandfather is Nát’oh Dine’é Bitáá’chii’nii (Táchii’nii).
He is a STEM educator/ethno-mathematician/after-school program staffer at Tuba City Boarding School. He maintains a family and is working on a doctorate in leadership at Fielding Graduate University. He also runs TCBS’s Thunderbird Robotics Team, is part of the Alliance of Indigenous Math Circles, runs Tuba City’s Arrowhead Math Circles, runs a few math camps across the Nation, and runs Warriors of Hope is character development for boys.
Facebook: Arrowhead Math Circle
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