Meet Leah Tsinajinnie, Navajo Professional Disc Golfer And Advocate

Posted By Jared McKiernan January 20th, 2022 Last Updated on: January 20th, 2022

PowWows.com has officially partnered with Navajo professional disc golfer Leah Tsinajinnie, as she enters the 2022 season of the Disc Golf Professional Tour.

Leah Tsinajinnie is a member of the Roxas clan (Light and Dark clan), born for the Tsé níjíkíní clan (Honey-Combed Rock People clan). Her maternal grandfather is of the Mangubat clan (the People Who Battle clan).

She went pro in disc golf in April 2021, after a successful Ultimate Frisbee collegiate career in Atlanta with Georgia Tech Wreck. In 2013 and 2014, she won the USAU Club Championships with Washington D.C. Scandal. Tsinajinnie currently lives in Atlanta and plays for Ozone and Soul. 

Recently, Leah Tsinajinnie was elected to the Professional Disc Golf Association Board of Directors. She has been working with the PDGA to grow the sport in BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities. 

She announced the sponsorship with PowWows.com on Instagram. 


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To support Leah Tsinajinnie on the Disc Golf Professional Tour, we've created a lineup of merch. You can snag some here:

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Beyond her career in disc golf, Leah Tsinajinnie is a J.D. Candidate at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. She focuses on Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law, Public Health Law, and Environmental Law and Sustainability. She's worked with every level of government, including tribal as well as a host of nonprofits and advocacy groups, including:

  • CDC, Center for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Public Health Law Program, Tribal Public Health Law Intern
  • National Council of Urban Indian Health, Legislation and Policy Center, Legal Extern
  • McCain Institute, National Security and Counterterrorism Program, Legal Extern
  • Arizona Corporation Commission, Commissioners Wing, Legal Intern to Commissioner Lea Márquez Peterson
  • ASU International Rule of Law and Security, Legal Education Support in Pakistan, Research Assistant
  • Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Legal Assistance Office, Legal Intern
  • Mediation Clinic, Certified Mediator
  • ASU Indian Legal Clinic, Student Attorney

We recently had Leah Tsinajinnie on the Pow Wow Life Podcast. Listen to the episode here

You can follow Leah Tsinajinnie on social media here:

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