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Cheyenne McNeill

Twitter: @chey_mcneill
Storyteller. Indigenous. Lifetime learner. Spotify playlist maker.

Cheyenne McNeill is an engagement fellow at EdNC. Born and raised in southeastern North Carolina, she is a product of her local public school system — graduating from Clinton High School in Clinton. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in journalism. There, she served as president of the Carolina Indian Circle.

After graduation, Cheyenne taught middle school journalism and English/language arts for two years. From there, she went on to work in public relations and marketing at Sampson Community College.

Cheyenne has a master’s degree in integrated marketing communication from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. In the fall of 2022, Cheyenne worked with NPR’s Next Generation Radio: Indigenous where she produced an audio story about the Coharie Tribe’s river restoration efforts. She is currently working on a master’s of fine art at New York University.

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