Contact Native American Support Center
The Native American Support Center is located on the 2nd Floor of the John Vaughan Library on the Tahlequah Campus.
Native American Support Center
711 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Office Contact Information:
Hours: 8am - 5pm (Tahlequah Campus)
Shelly Dreadfulwater is a resident of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, a Citizen of the Cherokee Nation, and a Graduate of Northeastern State University (NSU). Shelly serves as the Director of the NSU Native American Support Center (NASC), overseeing all functions and programs carried out by the NASC Team. Prior to serving in this capacity, Shelly served 14 years as the Assistant Director of the NSU Office of Student Financial Services.
Career & Advisement Specialist
Jackie Eagle is a member of the Cherokee Nation and grew up in Gore, OK. Jackie serves as the Career & Advisement Specialist for the Native American Support Center. She is a Dartmouth College graduate and earned her A.B. in 2016 majoring in Anthropology modified with Native American Studies. Jackie currently resides in Tahlequah, OK with her three boys (2 dogs, 1 cat) Bayli, Kenai, and Ollivander.
A lifelong resident of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Gentry is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and a descendant of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma. Gentry serves as the Outreach Coordinator for the Native American Support Center. Gentry graduated with a B.S. in Cell Biology from Northeastern State University in 2016 and received her M.S. in Forensic Science from Oklahoma State University in 2020.
Academic Intervention Specialist
A resident of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, a graduate of Tahlequah High School, and a Gates Millennium Scholar. Brian serves as the Academic Intervention Specialist for the Native American Support Center. Brian is a 2016 graduate of The George Washington University in Washington, DC where he studied Public Policy and Statistics.