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Spirit Ta’an’pe’tu Miska

Class 10

Spirit Ta’an’pe’tu Miska (they/she) is a Huŋkpapa Lakota and Sāmoan scholar, skateboarder and community organizer who works at Alchemy Skateboarding, a nonprofit providing resources for youth to experience the joy of skateboarding as a source of empowerment. Spirit is a first-generation college graduate of the University of Washington-Seattle, earning their bachelor’s in public health-global health and American Indian studies. Spirit, also known as Wo’oki’hi’wiŋ (Ability to Achieve Woman), is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.