Mireya Parkin-Pineda (N̓k̓ʷlíla) is Chicana and a Sinixt / Sn̓ʕ̓ay̓čkstx descendant. She/they is the daughter of Danica Parkin, Daniel Burdett, and Miguel Pineda. Grandparents are LaRae Wiley and Christopher Parkin. Great-grandparents Leslie and Laura Wiley, great-great grandma Elizabeth Barr. Her great great great grandma was Adeline Barr. Mireya is in the 8th grade at Salish School of Spokane, where she/they have been a student since age 3. During their free time, Mireya enjoys playing many instruments, singing, theater, and playing video games.