Lina L. Schulmeisters, Elnu Abenaki Tribe
Tribal Public Policy
Lina Longtoe is a citizen of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe and has served as the official Tribal Documentarian for the past ten years. She focuses on creating work that will preserve the traditions and culture of her people for generations to come. Lina is majoring in environmental studies with a concentration in sustainability at Eckerd College, where she is the Native American representative on the Multicultural Council. She aspires to merge her traditional Indigenous knowledge with her formal education to solve issues of food insecurity and develop sustainable communities. Lina continues to give back to her community from afar as a part of the Vermont Abenaki Artist Association's education team.