Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri
Master's in Public Health candidate
Class of 2020

Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota
B.A. American Studies, Magna Cum Laude
Class of 2015
Honors Thesis: “Decolonizing Healing, Decolonizing Mental Health: The Impacts of Settler-Colonialism on Blackfeet Youth Suicide”

Course: Introduction to Native Nation Building, Native Nations Institute, the University of Arizona. Summer 2015.

Select Work Experience

  • Practicum intern, Urban Indian Health Institute, Seattle, WA / May 2019-August 2019

  • Intern, Prison Education Project, Washington University in St Louis / September 2018 to present

  • Executive Assistant, Metropolitan Planning Council, Chicago, IL / March 2017-June 2018

  • Project Coordinator/Primary Researcher, Food Sovereignty Assessment Project, Saokio Heritage, Blackfeet Reservation, Montana / May 2016–July 2018

  • Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN04), Washington, District of Columbia / September 2015–April 2016

  • The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN04), Washington, District of Columbia / June–July 2015


Leadership & Awards

  • Local Impact Award, National Indian Health Board, Summer 2017

  • Member, Tribal Youth Health Advisory Board, National Indian Health Board, Spring 2017-present

  • Montana’s 25 Under 25 Award, Forward Montana Foundation, Summer 2016

  • Nominated Changemaker, White House United State of Women Summit, June 14, 2016, Washington, DC

  • Youth Delegate, White House Tribal Leaders Conference, November 5, 2015, Washington, DC

  • Presidential Leadership Award 2015, Macalester College

  • Department of Multicultural Life Outstanding Senior Award 2015, Macalester College

  • Chair of Proud Indigenous People for Education Student Organization, Macalester College, Fall 2013–Spring 2015


Speaking Engagements

  • Keynote Presenter, “Teaching and Learning As Activism: A Conversation Across Generations,” April 11, 2019, University of Wisconsin Conference on Teaching & Learning, Madison, WI

  • Speaker and assistant conference coordinator: Blackfeet Traditional Foods Summit, July 26 and 27, 2018, Browning, MT

  • Moderator: "Returning to Our Roots to Promote Our Health – Food Sovereignty and the 2018 Farm Bill" plenary session panel,  National Tribal Public Health Summit,  May 23, 2018, Prior Lake, MN

  • Presenter: "Learning from our Elders" panel, National Food Sovereignty Conference, October 5, 2017, Green Bay, WI

  • Presenter: "Environmental Health/Traditional Ecological Knowledge" panel, National Native Health Research Training Conference, September 19, 2017, Denver, CO