Ryen Aavurauq Richards
Ryen is Iñupiaq. Ryen was born in Qikiktagruk (Kotzebue) & raised in the Matsu Valley.
Ryen is a Single mom who has a 14 year old daughter.
She is a master Reiki practitioner and aspiring traditional healer.
Ryen is a Traditional Peer Support specialist, and she will be cofacilitating Peer support classes at UAA.
Ryen’s recovery journey began in 2007. She has been free from drugs since 2017, and free from alcohol for 1 year.