14 year old Navajo Nation Boxer aims for Olympics

14 year old Navajo Nation Boxer aims for Olympics

Posted By Corinne Oestreich August 28th, 2018 Last Updated on: September 5th, 2018

Mariah Bahe is from Chinle AZ, and has already won the Arizona Junior Olympics Title in her weight class!

“I know that people in the community are watching and depending on me, but I really just try and concentrate on my boxing. All my experience in the ring has definitely helped me get better with handling pressure.

I just think about everything that led to this point. I say to myself, “I know I got this,” and remember all the hours of hard training.”

Click here to read her article with Broadly.Vice.




About Corinne Oestreich

Corinne Oestreich (Mohawk/Lakota) has been a writer with powwows.com since 2014. She lives in the state of CA, and enjoys attending and photographing many of the Northern CA powwows and events. She owns her own photography business and is also a Fellow with Changemaker Initiative in partnership with Ashoka.

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