Teresa McGinnis

Yurok
Administrative Coordinator

Teresa McGinnis is an enrolled member of the Yurok Tribe, descendent of the Wiyot & Tolowa Nation, born and raised in Humboldt County, CA. Teresa has worked since the age of 16 learning different job positions gaining multiple skills in the workforce. She is honored to have worked in the Tribal Communities since the age of 18, this helped her grow and succeed and become closer with her people. She is proud to be a parent of five and married to her best friend. She has an active role in the Community with her children’s schools, sports and in the Native Community. In her spare time, she creates art, jewelry and crochets which led her to obtain her business license to have her own jewelry business online that not being enough she decided to attend NYIP for her photography certification in Professional Photography. Teresa enjoys spending time with her family, eating and giving back to the community especially volunteering, hosting events and planning them. Teresa appreciates being a part of the Seventh Generation Fund and being able to help the Native Community. 

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