Namaka Auwae-Dekker

Namaka Auwae-Dekker

2017 Youth Poet Ambassador

Namaka Auwae-Dekker is the 2017 Seattle Youth Poet Ambassador. She was raised in an environment surrounded by artists and learned to grow into her talent of making words sound good together. She believes everything is made of stories and to write the way you see things is a gift everyone has. In her free time you can find her eating mac n’ cheese, soaking up the sun rays, or reading.