Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees/family descend from Hotvlkvlke (Wind Clan) following the Mvskoke stompdance traditions. Dr. Dees is the author of the chapbook, Vision Lines: Native American Decolonizing Literature. She serves as Director/Tribal Archivist at the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. She teaches Native American Studies at University of South Alabama, Tribally sponsored. For a decade, she taught at Pensacola State College and the University of West Florida. A USA, Cornell, and Harvard graduate, she focuses her work on equity for the underrepresented.