We are a group of community-minded people who value "giving back." We work to support projects that preserve, revive, and carry on the rich cultural legacies of traditions affected by colonization.
Meet the Board
Who We Are
Michael I. Collins is currently the President of IndigenousAF (IAF Inc.) and is a registered nurse in the state of Nevada. Originally from Kansas City, Kansas, Michael has roots with the Muscogee (Creek) and is a conscientious veteran who served 7 years in the U.S. Army.
Maria Raquel Casas serves as Vice President of IAF Inc. and is an expert in Mexican American history. She is an associate professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where she has taught for nearly 25 years on Chicana/o, Mexican American, and borderlands history.
Fawn Douglas is an Indigenous artist and enrolled member of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe. She also has roots with the Moapa Paiute, Cheyenne, Creek, and Pawnee. She is dedicated to the intersections of art, activism, community, education, culture, identity, place, and sovereignty.
A.B. (Aaron) Wilkinson is an associate professor of history at UNLV. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, completed the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS) at the University of Chicago, and earned his PhD in History at the University of California, Berkeley.