Nola was highly loyal towards her family and tribe, despite an unknown fallout that caused her to leave originally. She wanted justice for the murdered Kinaho girl and her brother who was killed by Rebecca.
Nola was a highly skilled warrior. Nola was highly skilled at close combat, being able to easily beat big men and injure and nearly kill Clay Burton. She was particulary skilled in the use of tomahawks. She could throw them with incredible precission and use them at close range.