Twila Old Coyote

Twila Old Coyote

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Twila Old Coyote is a proud member of both the Crow (Apsaalooke) and Gros Ventre (Aaniiih) Nations. She grew up both on and off the reservation, graduating from Browning High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Native American Studies as well as a MA in Intercultural Youth and Family Development, both from the University of Montana. Twila attended the first training of trainers, nearly 18 years ago, and has supported the work of Empower MT ever since. She is currently the Director of TRIO-Upward Bound at The University of Montana, where cultural diversity is celebrated and promoted through higher education. Twila fully supports the mission of Empower MT and hopes to be a part of creating a more just and inclusive environment for all at the campus and Missoula community levels.

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