Nolan is a proud member of the Navajo Nation. His clans are Totsohnii nishli (Big Water), Rabbit/Tobacco bashishchiin (Hopi), Tabaaha shi chei (Edge water), and Biih bitoodnii shi nali (Deerwater). He joined the Center for Indigenous Health in January of 2021 as a Community Connector. He currently is a Research Assistant with the Azhe’e Bidziil (Strong Fathers) program.
Prior to joining the Center, he worked at the Hozhoni Foundation, where they cared for adults with mental and physical disabilities in a group home setting.