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UW Tacoma Ed.D. student Ada McDaniel stands in front of a tree. She is wearing a head wrap that is purple and has symbols woven into it. McDaniel is also wearing  a purple vest with symbols woven into it. She has on a white undershirt.

First, Not Last

April 19, 2023

Ada McDaniel is part of the inaugural Muckleshoot Cohort and, when she graduates in June, will be the first person in her family to earn a doctoral degree.

Written by Eric Wilson-Edge
Photos by Nathan Blanchard