Yuliya Manyakina

  • Yuliya Manyakina is the Project Director for Lakȟól’iyapi Wahóȟpi/Wičhákini Owáyawa (Lakota Language Immersion Nest) at Sitting Bull College. Since 2011, she has been working in partnership with various Native North American Nations across the U.S. and Canada to preserve language and culture. Her previous professional experience includes Communications & Events Manager at The Language Conservancy, Community Liaison for McGill University’s partnership with Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nations Community, Teaching Assistant at McGill University, and Student Success Mentor at Concordia University. She received her Master’s in Linguistics from McGill University in 2015.

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