Teresa Peterson, Utuhu Cistinna Win, works as an independent consultant with a focus on cultivating Indigenous education and strengthening community. Previously, she served as Tribal Planner in her home community and the Lower Sioux Indian Community. She is a co-founder of Dakota Wicohan, a Native nonprofit whose work is in Dakota language and life ways revitalization. She earned her doctorate in education from UMN Duluth, a master’s in educational leadership from Southwest Minnesota State University and bachelor’s degree in human services from UMN Morris. Teresa is a 2011 Bush Leadership Fellow and a 2016 Native Nation Rebuilder through the Native Governance Center. She serves on the board of directors for Americans for Indian Opportunity and Dakota Wicohan. She received the 2017 UMN Morris Distinguished Alumni Award.
Position: Board Member