Olivia M. Pewamo is a tribal member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas. She obtained a master’s degree in Indigenous Nations Studies from the University of Kansas in 2008. She currently serves as a Tribal Community Health Educator for the 4 tribes in Kansas thru the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board. Having worked within both state and tribal entities, she has accumulated knowledge of health resources and leadership and the importance of learning from the people in the communities.