Twila Shae Strom is the daughter of Ryan Strom Sr. and Mindy Strom. Twila was raised in Gwichyaa Zhee (Fort Yukon). Twila’s grandparents are Richard and the late Twila Strom, Gerald Carroll and Rebecca Jonas. Twila’s great grandparents are the late Stanley & Madeline Jonas.
Twila’s hobbies are playing basketball, hunting, fishing and sewing. She joined the Gwich’in Youth Council to learn more about the land and animals.
“When I first heard the history of our ancestors, I was sad to learn what they went through. Now, I want to learn more stories and keep fighting for them, the animals, and the land.”