“There’s No Time To Be Angry. There’s Just Time To Act”: How This Gen-Z Poet Is Using Art As A Catalyst For Change

The daily consideration of how her identity informs every aspect of her life is one that Hueston now grapples with in New Haven, Connecticut, where she is in her sophomore year at Yale. As a high school student in Orange County, California, she was coordinating diversity leadership training with the teaching staff; now, on the east coast, she’s a member of the Association of Native Americans at Yale and the Yale Prison Education Initiative, is involved with the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women, and continues to celebrate indigenous culture not merely on the designated holiday but year-round.