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Constellation of Advisors

Intergenerational, multi-dimensional and pleasant humans to guide and inform the clinic's practices.


Natzieli Alvarez

Natzieli is a creative, maker and illustrator with a deep love for earth medicine.

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Meadow Carder-Vindel

Meadow is a plant whisperer, birthkeeper, minister and community builder practicing Relational Land Wisdom on her family's urban farm.



Nkem, MSN, CNM, RN, is a skilled multi-disciplinary practitioner and valued strategist on trauma-informed and resilience-oriented frameworks.

Wanda Kashudoha Loescher Culp-We Can Int

Wanda Kashudoha Culp

Wanda Kashudoha Culp is a Tlingit activist, advocate, and hunter, fisher and gatherer of wild foods.



Masha Vernik is an organizer focused on supporting regenerative, humane, and independently owned food systems.

Legal Apprentices

Staff members from Tongva Taraxat Paxaavxa Conservancy bring their projects related to estate planning for land rematriation, cultural conservation easements, land donations and other aligned programming as the foundation of their legal education.


Cheyenne Reynoso

Cheyenne Reynoso (Choctaw, Cherokee, Muscogee, and Mexican descent, she/her)is the TTPC’s Administrative Coordinator. She recently obtained her Master’s in American Indian Studies from UCLA. Her thesis focuses on the creation and transformational work of The Tongva Taraxat Paxaava Conservancy and Sogorea Te’ Land Trust.


Ian Schiffer

Ian Schiffer (kuuy/guest, he/they) is the TTPC’s Resource Mobilizer and land return practitioner. Through relationship and on teams, he works to support release of resources and return of land in service of rematriation.


The practitioners that play when they practice.


Anastasia Maier

Clinic Director

Grounded in the work of thought leaders, earth-based practices and her mentors, Anastasia (she/her) is exploring how to use the legal system to support both humans and ecology. Movement is her first language. She draws from her years of formative dance-training to translate concept into form. Her drive for the clinic comes from her transition into motherhood, connecting with her people's relationship to land as well as living in the forested foothills of the Snoqualmie Valley. She is admitted to practice law in California and Washington and is a certified facilitator of the Resilience Toolkit.


Chris Cohen


Chris (he/him) is the CEO of Sustainable Law Group Inc., the sponsoring law firm that supports the clinic's operations. Chris is passionate about helping forward-thinking leaders and activists use business, cooperation and creative projects to drive positive social and environmental change. Chris also provides estate planning services with a particular emphasis on succession planning for US Forest Service Recreation Residence cabins. Prior to practicing law, Chris was a government relations professional for Scripps Institution of Oceanography, where he advocated for earth and ocean science programs and acquired an in-depth knowledge of environmental science and policy issues. He is admitted to practice law in California.

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