Meet the Team
Charlene Tourtillott was raised on the Menominee Indian reservation located in Wisconsin. A graduate of Menominee Indian High School, Charlene moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico to attend the Institute of American Indian Arts for her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Indigenous Liberal Studies. Charlene is the NECSC sponsored Climate Resiliency Research intern and will also serve as a mentor for the Sustainability Leadership Cohort. She is passionate about learning how the arts could raise awareness on climate change and research, fishing and reading.