Temashio Anderson is of the Dine' Nation of New Mexico and the Clear Lake Band of Pomo Indians from northern California. Anderson, is also a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a B.A. in Environmental Science and a B.A. in Applied Indigenous Studies. Currently, Anderson is a graduate student at Kansas University.
Anderson, is also a member of the Native Movement in his past works in community activism and organizing and leading the Student Native Movement Club of NAU campus.
Anderson, has been a key component in the past in both the Black Mesa Water Coalition and the Save The Peaks Movement.
Anderson, is a professional speaker on topics of environmental protection and uranium studies. Also a speakers on the subject of substance abuse prevention / violence prevention and a coordinator of sustainability trainings and workshops.