Gyasi Ross

Tagline: Storyteller

Talent Highlights

  • Multifaceted Advocacy: Gyasi Ross is renowned for his multifaceted advocacy across various domains, including law, education, activism, literature, and filmmaking. His diverse skill set enables him to address complex issues facing Indigenous communities from a holistic perspective, making him a formidable force for social change.
  • Compelling Storytelling: Stemming from a lineage of storytellers, Ross possesses a rare gift for weaving compelling narratives that resonate deeply with audiences. His books, “Don’t Know Much About Indians” and “How to Say I Love You in Indian,” serve as poignant reflections of Indigenous experiences, capturing the essence of survival, resilience, and cultural identity.
  • Engagement with Youth: Gyasi Ross’s passion for mentoring youth is evident in his innovative approach to community engagement. Through “town hall meetings,” he creates safe spaces for young people to discuss pressing issues such as identity, substance abuse, and societal challenges, fostering intergenerational dialogue and empowerment.
  • Thought-Provoking Speaking Style: Ross’s signature forthright style and willingness to tackle difficult questions make him a compelling speaker at events worldwide. His ability to provoke thought and inspire action ensures that each presentation is a transformative experience, leaving a lasting impact on attendees.
  • Commitment to Social Justice: As a staunch advocate for social justice, Gyasi Ross is dedicated to amplifying Indigenous voices and advocating for systemic change. His work transcends individual narratives, contributing to larger conversations surrounding reconciliation, empowerment, and cultural preservation.

Travels from:

  • Seattle, WA

Fee Range:

  • Fees* $5,001 - $10,000

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Gyasi Ross stands as a beacon of advocacy and empowerment within Native communities, wielding his expertise across law, education, activism, literature, and filmmaking. His distinctive ability to spark dialogue and incite introspection is rooted in his unapologetically forthright style and his penchant for addressing the tough questions crucial for the progression of Native nations. Born […]

Gyasi Ross stands as a beacon of advocacy and empowerment within Native communities, wielding his expertise across law, education, activism, literature, and filmmaking. His distinctive ability to spark dialogue and incite introspection is rooted in his unapologetically forthright style and his penchant for addressing the tough questions crucial for the progression of Native nations. Born into a lineage of storytellers, Ross seamlessly weaves narratives that resonate deeply, drawing from the collective wisdom and resilience of Indigenous cultures.

Gyasi Ross | Native American Activist

Expertise and Background

With an illustrious career spanning multiple disciplines, Gyasi Ross has carved a formidable path as an influential speaker and author. His literary contributions, including “Don’t Know Much About Indians” (2011) and “How to Say I Love You in Indian” (2014), serve as poignant reflections of Indigenous experiences, capturing the essence of survival, resilience, and cultural preservation. Ross’s commitment to amplifying Indigenous voices extends beyond the written word, manifesting in his dynamic presence on the speaking circuit.

At events, Gyasi Ross commands attention with his impassioned delivery and keen insights, delving into pressing issues facing Native communities with nuance and depth. His “town hall meetings” exemplify his dedication to nurturing the next generation, fostering dialogue on identity, substance abuse, and societal challenges. By bridging generational divides and fostering understanding, Ross cultivates a culture of resilience and empowerment within communities, empowering youth to reclaim agency over their narratives.

With a reputation for professionalism and reliability, Gyasi Ross consistently delivers impactful presentations that exceed expectations. Event planners can trust in his expertise and commitment to excellence, knowing that he will elevate their events to new heights.

Why Book Gyasi Ross

Event planners seeking a speaker who can provoke thought, inspire action, and foster meaningful dialogue need look no further than Gyasi Ross. Ross’s ability to engage diverse audiences, coupled with his expertise across multiple domains, ensures that each event is a transformative experience. His authentic storytelling and unwavering commitment to social justice resonate profoundly, leaving a lasting impact on attendees long after the event concludes. By booking Gyasi Ross, event planners not only secure a dynamic speaker but also invest in the collective journey towards reconciliation and empowerment.

Why Choose Speakers Inc

Event planners entrusted with curating unforgettable experiences understand the importance of partnering with reputable agencies like Speakers Inc. With a roster of distinguished speakers like Gyasi Ross, Speakers Inc offers unparalleled expertise in matching clients with speakers who align with their event objectives and audience demographics. From logistics management to speaker selection, Speakers Inc handles every aspect of event planning with precision and professionalism, ensuring seamless execution and unparalleled success.

Summary and Conclusion

In summary, Gyasi Ross epitomizes the intersection of advocacy, storytelling, and empowerment, leveraging his platform to amplify Indigenous voices and ignite meaningful dialogue. His expertise spans law, literature, activism, and education, making him a sought-after speaker at events worldwide. Event planners seeking to create transformative experiences would be remiss not to consider the profound impact of Gyasi Ross’s presence. Through collaboration with agencies like Speakers Inc, event planners can elevate their events to new heights, securing speakers of unparalleled caliber and ensuring a memorable experience for all attendees.

Gyasi Ross, a Native activist and youth mentor who stood alongside his community in Standing Rock, knows how critical it is for issues facing indigenous peoples to finally be heard by the largely white-run media.

“There’s an overall lack of Native representation in all forms — newspapers, movies,” he told me. “Whether or not we choose to acknowledge that, media matters and representation matters. If we never see ourselves on screen or hear ourselves on the radio or see our voices in print, we just assume our voices are not important.”

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