Stephanie is Kanien’kehá:ka, Wakeniáhten (Mohawk nation, Turtle clan), with her mother’s ancestors rooted in Six Nations of the Grand River Territory (Schuler/Hope/Powless) and her father’s ancestors from Western and Eastern Europe. She is a plant nerd, medicine tender, bridge builder, soil and seed steward, scholar, student, and Earth Carer dedicated to the collective liberation, healing, and decolonization of people, plants, land, waters, and non-human kin. She loves to learn and share stories about medicines; builds soil and reintegrates mycelium at Sky World Forest Farm; teaches about the plant-human-non-human-ancestral connection through a decolonial lens at Seed, Soil, + Spirit; and liberates land with and for Indigenous, Black, and people of color as the Relationships and Reciprocity Co-Director at the Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust. Stephanie is a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Graduate Program at the SUNY College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry’s Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. She focuses her work on Biocultural Re-storyation and Indigenous environmental justice.