HEAL Food Alliance

School of Political Leadership

2019-2020 Cohort

Roberto Nutlouis

Restorative Economy Coordinator
Black Mesa Water Coalition

It’s an honor and privilege for our Diné (Navajo) team to be selected to the 2019 HEAL Food Alliance School of Political Leadership. The resources, network and technical assistance opportunities will assist our team to build our personal and collective capacity to develop food policy recommendations and campaign on the Navajo Nation.
Roberto on what SoPL means to him

About Roberto

Roberto Nutlouis is Diné (Navajo) from Pinon, Navajo Nation. He is of the Tódích’ií’nii (Bitter Water) clan, born for the Tótsohnii (Big Water) clan.

Nutlouis has been actively involved in the sustainable evolution of Black Mesa and the Navajo Nation for several years. His experience and expertise includes work in environmental justice, food security, energy efficiency, housing, and youth leadership development. In his spare time he likes to work on food security issues and traditional knowledge in agriculture with local Native youth, and he enjoys hiking, river rafting, camping, and reading.

Roberto works out of BMWC’s field office in Pinon, Arizona. In his position he oversees BMWC’s field office and the Restorative Economy Program, which includes the Food Sovereignty and Navajo Wool Market Improvement Projects.