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Virgil Masayesva's Biography
Virgil Masayesva was co-founder of the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) at Northern Arizona University, and actively involved in the development of ITEP's tribal air quality training programs, including the American Indian Air Quality Training Program, the Tribal Air Monitoring Support Center and many other programs dedicated to the protection and preservation of tribal cultures and sovereignty.
A graduate of both the University of Arizona (B.S.) and Arizona State University, Virgil received his Masters degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in regional planning, and has also completed post-graduate studies in public health policy while at Arizona State. He devoted his professional career to working with Indian tribes on various policy and development issues related to education, health, economic development and the environment. He received national and international recognition for his leadership and outstanding contributions to Native peoples and the protection of indigenous cultures.
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Last updated: February 26, 2010