Macaiah Shendo is an undergraduate student at the University of New Mexico, working on his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Biology. He is also from the Pueblo of Jemez and learned his native language, “Towa” before he learned English. Macaiah advocates for indigenous students everywhere and does his best to support them with their journey through education and scientific learning. His current area of training is in Neuropsychological research and assessment measures, with his long-term goal of becoming a Board-Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist.
Macaiah is an inspiration to the youth of Jemez and Zia Pueblos. He participates in the science outreach programs.