Director, Spiritual Elder & Board Member
Marita is a healer, spiritual advisor, former foster parent, retired school teacher and counselor, and Lodge Leader. She is one of the few female Apostolic Bishops in the United States, and served hospice patients and their families as Chaplain for almost 30 years. Marita is of Dakota Hunkpapa and Norwegian descent, with a wealth of knowledge from her own lineage, and an ardent scholar of other world traditions.
Director, Land Steward & Board Member
Rebekah runs her management consultancy Heart Farm, that offers business finance, legal, and management tools. Heart Farm is also the affectionate moniker of the actual farm where she works and resides. Heart Farm is located on 25 acres in Monticello, New Mexico, and hosts groups, retreats, and the emerging creative space utilized by Naya’s Refuge. The entire property has been decommodified by committing it in trust to Naya’s Refuge Inc. 501(c)(3).
Elder, Spiritual Advisor & Board Member
Harold Dick, Jr.
Harold is Nde, the Chiricahua Apache name that translates to “the people”.
“Nothing is more important than the medicine. The one thing everybody agreed on, was that nothing comes before the medicine. The medicine is what holds us together.”
Kayla is actively decolonizing and community organizing. As they learn to organically farm, work on ally-ship, and develop critical consciousness, they help when/where possible. Currently, they assist two local nonprofits.