- Layla is from the Seneca Nation on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation she's an undergraduate student who aspires to be a chef as well as a business owner. As an indigenous student at Penn State she is constantly looking for ways to make her culture known. As a member of the dance team Urban Dance Troupe, she was inspired to want to portray the traditional Seneca social dances to other students. "Coming from such a different cultural background
compared to almost all the students that attend Penn State, I actively try and learn about other people’s
identity, so that I can teach them a little bit about mine!" Find your community at Penn State.