Northern Arizona University
NAU: A Community of DISTINCTION

Whether championing a specific point of view, urging a particular course of action, or defending a certain group of people, these individuals are passionate about standing up for their beliefs: through their actions, they also teach others how to do the same.

When it came time for Regina Eddie to move into a management position with Indian Health Services, she wasn't sure she was ready. She had served on the Navajo reservation as a public health nurse for nearly half a decade, and a program director position had opened up. In an environment where staff was short, resources were thin, and the local population had great needs, Eddie faced a critical choice. Ultimately, she realized that it was up to her to make a difference.

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