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Stella Yellowhair

Stella Yellowhair, American nurse. Registered Nurse Mercy Hosp, 1963, Arizona. Recipient Nursing award, 1975, 1979, 1984. Member of Native American Church., Sigma Theta Tau., American Indian Alaska Native Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Arizona Nurses Association.

Background

  • Yellowhair, Stella was born on December 4, 1941 in Chilchinbeto, Arizona, United States. Daughter of Kitsillie and Lucy (Gilmore) Yellowhair.

  • Education

    • Registered Nurse, Mercy Hospital, 1963. B.S.N., Arizona State University-Tempe, 1982.

    Career

    • Registered Nurse, Arizona Staff nurse, night supervisor Tuba City (Arizona) Indian Hospital, 1963-1970. Maternal and child health nurse Winslow (Arizona) Indian Hospital, 1970-1976. Clinical nurse supervisor Kayenta (Arizona) Health Center, 1976-1979, director nurses,1982-1984.

      Assistant director nurses Chinle Comprehensive Health Care FacilityHosp. Nursing consultant; director several local medical coms.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of Native American Church., Sigma Theta Tau., American Indian Alaska Native Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Arizona Nurses Association.

    Connections

    • Children: Jeannine, Jeannette, Leonel.
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    Born December 4, 1941