Eli PaintedCrow



Eli is from the Yaqui Nation in Tucson, Arizona. She is a retired Army Veteran, a mother of two sons, and a grandmother of eight. She currently lives in the Central Valley of California. Eli’s current work is centered on helping women remember and find their sovereignty and purpose.

Ceremonialist, Indigenous Medicine
Facilitator and Teacher, Women’s Sovereignty & Purpose
Founder and Advocate for Peace, Turtle Women Rising (TWR)
Co-Founder, Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)
United States Army Retired (E-7)
Drug & Alcohol/Dual Diagnosis Counselor, Intervention Specialist in California
Social Worker, Adult Protective Services (APS), Child Protective Services (CPS)
Social Worker, Health Department in California
Associate Director/Advocate, Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Agencies

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