Liliana is from Rosebud, SD and is an enrolled member of the Sicangu Lakota Tribe. She is currently studying Sociology and Native American Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha while also being the President of the Inter-Tribal Student Council. She has also done a Tedx Talk about Indigenous Youth rising to their potential. Lilly has also spoken at the Omaha Women’s March in 2019 about the many Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and girls movement.
“I hope to reach out and empower Native youth to use their voices to stand up against the many injustices they have to face everyday.”