Turquoise “Chenoa” Velarde

Student representative
University of New Mexico-Taos Campus


Turquoise "Chenoa" Velarde works as a Student Programs Specialist in the areas of Cultural Programming, Native American Student Support and as the Student Government Staff Advisor to the UNM-Taos Student Government group. Chenoa is from the Pueblo of Taos and the Jicarilla Apache Nation.

Conference Topic:

Student's issues resulting from pandemic and post pandemic


 Other Speaker on this presentation:

Charles Aguirre

Nakia Jackson