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Lisa Casarez

New Town

Lisa Casarez is a graduate of United Tribes Technical College (Media Arts A.A.S. 2010) and recently received her B.A. in Communications from the University of North Dakota.
 
Lisa has worked as project assistant and later became Board Member secretary for a small non-profit called Northstar Council, which did educational outreach, cultural demonstrations and presentations, and was aimed at establishing a Native American cultural center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
 
An enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Lisa (Hidatsa name is Nugabugii Hici’sh- Pink Blossom) is currently working on a grant with the Endangered Language Fund in order learn and preserve the Hidatsa language. She lives in New Town on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation with her daughter Phoebe.