14th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference

Bridging Generations: Thinking ahead while always being informed by the past

Sheldon Raymore

Sheldon Raymore is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and lives in New York City.  Since 2014 their mission has been to increase HIV/AIDS awareness, sexual health education, and accessibility of PrEP services for the Two Spirit community and beyond.  They are the creator of www.PrEPahHontoz.com which provides an enriching awareness experience, with culturally competent and appropriate methods of increasing PrEP awareness. The PrEPahHontoz Tipi project decreases social and cultural stigma's associated with HIV/AIDS, and HIV Prevention. It also disseminates correct information about HIV and it's history in the Native American community, while utilizing "culture as prevention."   They currently work for the American Indian Community House as Deputy Director, serve on a Native American "Ending the Epidemic" Advisory Group with the AIDS Institute of New York State and serve on NMAC's Native Constituent Advisory Panel (CAP).