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The Hozho Voices of Healing Center is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Borrego Pass, NM. Our mission is to support sustainable living across the Dine community, which spans over 1,722 acres. We work tirelessly towards fulfilling our mission and have successfully impacted the lives of many individuals and families in the community.

We believe in community engagement and encourage everyone to be a part of our journey towards a sustainable future. If you would like to support our cause, please feel free to explore our website to learn more about our programs and services. You can also connect with us through our forum or blog to stay up to date with our latest news and events.

Meet the Board

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Hozho Center Chair

Dr. Alta Piechowski

Hometown: Jeddito, AZ

Current: Fort Defiance, AZ

Profession: School Psychologist

Education: Counseling and Dine Healing

Experience: 30+ years in the mental health field on the Navajo Nation

Purpose: She seeks to use Dine knowledge, practices, and philosophy to heal and sustain future generations


Hozho Center Co-Chair

Nanabah Bullman

Hometown: Lukachukai, AZ

Current: Houck, AZ

Profession: Educational Program Coordinator

Education: Traditional Dine Practice

Experience: 10+ years at Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program

Purpose: To empower youth to be agents of change with spiritual resilience

Dqawn Manuelito

Secretary Treasure

Dawn Manuelito

Hometown: Fort Defiance, AZ

Current: Phoenix, AZ

Profession: Manuelito Health & Wellness Systems, LLC (founder/owner)

Purpose: My passion and desire is to help educate and bring awareness of gut health and wellness to our
Indigenous/Native communities.

Emerging Leaders


On-Site Manager

Joshua Toddy

Hometown: Many Farms, AZ

Current: Nahodishgish, NM

Profession: Manager at Hozho Center, gardener, grant writer,  website developer, and social media coordinator

Experience: Navajo Nation gardener for over 30 years

Purpose: The future of feeding our communities will be through locally grown/raised food. It is my goal to teach people how to start and become self-sufficient.


Animal Husbandry Coordinator

Justin Calvin

Hometown: Rock Springs, NM

Current: Rock Springs, NM

Profession: Animal husbandry coordinator at the Hozho Center, welder, carpenter, and mechanic

Education: Wyoming Welding School




Tribal Liaison

Shanidiin Piechowski-Begay

Hometown: Ganado, AZ

Current: Blanding, UT

Profession: Instructor of Trucking at Utah State University - Blanding

Education: Utah State University

Experience: a liaison for family sheep camps and Navajo Nation Entities

Purpose: Because tribes are sovereign nations and need to be treated as such.


Director of Film & Photography

Alex Piechowski-Begay

Hometown: Ganado, AZ

Current: Blanding, UT

Profession: Artist - ReZistance Art

Experience: Community Advocate (Earth Guardian), co-founder (Sovereign Sounds Project), committee member (Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition), Production Manager (Dancing Earth), and onsite supporter at Standing Rock.

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