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Sutton King, Mph, Nāēqtaw-Pianakiw

Co-founder & President
Urban Indigenous Collective

Sutton King, MPH, Afro-Indigenous, descendent of the Menominee and Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, is a graduate of NYU School of Global Public Health. As an internationally recognized Indigenous rights activist and social entrepreneur she is dedicated to developing and scaling innovative solutions to improve Indigenous health equity across sectors. For the last decade she has implemented culturally appropriate and equitable methodologies within healthcare, technology and philanthropy. Her commitment to scaling innovative solutions that support mental health, women’s rights, drug policy reform, bioculture conservation and access and benefit sharing for Indigenous peoples is achieving change and gaining national recognition along the way.

As a founder, advisor and speaker, Sutton’s work has been widely recognized by national publications and documentaries including the New York Times, ABC, Business Insider, Forbes, Science News, AM New York and more. In 2020 she was nominated as a David Prize finalist for her work to create a better, brighter New York City. She is a MIT Indigenous Solve fellow and a 3x NYU Fellow participating in the NYU ignite alpha and beta fellowships. In 2021, she was named an NYU Female Founder and “one of the 100 most influential people in psychedelics” by Psychedelic Invest and PsychedStudio. In 2022, Business Insider recognized her as one of the 16 most influential women shaping Psychedelics. In 2023 HyphaeLeaks included Sutton among the '50 Disruptors in Sacred Medicine Who Actually Do Shit.' In 2024, she further solidified her presence in the psychedelic community, being featured in HyphaeLeaks' '100 Grassroots Psychedelic Community Leaders You Need to Know in 2024.'

Sutton is the co-founder and President of Urban Indigenous Collective, an Indigenous lead public health NGO supporting access to culturally-tailored health and wellness services for self-identified Indigenous peoples in Lenapehoking (NYC) and the greater NYC area.

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