A non-Native ally, Kathleen Ratteree worked with the Oneida Nation Trust and Enrollment Committee for Sustain Oneida where she helped facilitate constructive community dialogue on tribal enrollment criteria. She wrote a series of articles for the Kalihwisaks, on identity, citizenship, blood quantum, demographics, sovereignty, and tribal governance. She also worked as a program evaluator for the Menominee Nation at the Maehnowesekiyah Wellness Center and has served on the Wisconsin Historical Society Foundation board and the Neville Public Museum Foundation board in Green Bay. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Kathleen holds a Master of Science in medical anthropology, a Master of Public Health and a certificate of Global Health from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is pursuing a doctorate in First Nations in Education at The University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. Her dissertation project is rooted Traditional Ecological Knowledges (TEK), the Three Sisters, sustainable agriculture and environmental justice. She lives near Green Bay with her husband and two young children, and a variety of goats and chickens on the original homelands of the Ho-Chunk and Menominee Nations.