Board and Advisory

Noah Blue Elk Hotchkiss (S.Ute/S.Cheyenne/Caddo)

Founder and Board President-

Noah Founded the Tribal Adaptive Organization in 2015 with the help of Olympian Billy Mills(Lakota) and his DreamStarter program.  Injured in a car accident in 2009 Noah has become a role model for Native Americans with disabilities.  He credits his participation in sports with giving him the drive to succeed.  Noah was a National Champion in both Downhill skiing and Wheelchair Basketball and is active in the outdoors.  Noah is attending the University of Illinois Urbana/Champagne and plays for their Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team.

Bethany McManus (Mohawk)


Kristina John (Navajo/Hopi)

Board Secretary