AMERICAN CLIMATE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

AMBITION. RESTORATION. JUSTICE

About Tara Houska

Tara Houska (Couchiching First Nation) is a tribal attorney, a land defender, a Mide, a sundancer and a former advisor on Native American affairs to Bernie Sanders. She advocates on behalf of tribal nations at the local and federal levels on a range of issues impacting indigenous peoples. She recently spent six months living and working in North Dakota fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline. She is a co-founder of Not Your Mascots, a nonprofit committed to educating the public about the harms of stereotyping and promoting positive representation of Native Americans in the public sphere.