Shekoli Swakwek – Hello Everyone,
Sara was born and raised in Milwaukee. She is a member of the Oneida Nation and continues to have close ties to the Oneida tribal community near Green Bay, WI, as well as Indigenous community in the urban area of Milwaukee.
Sara has earned both her undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee in Social Work, with an emphasis on Community Organization & Leadership. Sara’s previous experience includes case management, community program coordination, Native American youth and elder program facilitation, advocacy, and community-based social work.
In her free time, Sara enjoys spending time reading, doing Native American beadwork, and sewing as well as spending time with her family traveling and camping during the summer months.