Sheridan McNeil is a Dakotah from Standing Rock & Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. She has worked in the education field for most of her adult life. She currently serves as the Career & Technical Education Director for United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) and is the advisor to Thunder Society, which is a student cultural group on UTTC campus. She is passionate about advocacy and bringing awareness to Murdered & Missing Indigenous People, protection of Mother Earth, and education. Within the past few years she found a new passion in advocacy and sharing stories to bridge divides through cultural education.