Carlie Domingues studies for her PhD in Native American Studies at UC Davis. Previously, she earned her M.A. in American Indian Studies at UCLA where she focused on Indigenous’s women’s epistemology, Indigenous Storywork and praxis. At UCD, she researches mechanisms to undergird Indigenous relationship making, which includes community, social and cultural natural resource management and food systems. Broadly, her interests include Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Indigenous Environmental Studies, women’s storymaking, oral history and community self-determination Carlie is a three-sisters farmer and aims to improve her edible acorn preparation. She has recently become a mother and you will see her daughter, Sonora Victoria, participating and contributing to everything Carlie does.