Future Corp Fellow
First Peoples Fund
Rapid City, SD
Laree Pourier is a member of the Oglala Lakota Nation. She grew up in Pine Ridge, South Dakota and lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a number of years while pursuing an undergraduate degree. Her studies have focused primarily on Social Welfare and Justice and Fine Arts. Laree is happiest when she is engaging in work that encourages youth of color to use creative means to navigate and overcome forces of colonization in their lives and when she is cultivating community spaces of resistance and celebration with her loved ones.
Follow Laree’s Fellowship experience at http://lareepourier.tumblr.com/