Tina Kuckkahn


Tina Kuckkahn, J.D. (She/Her), is a citizen of the Lac du Flambeau Tribe of Lake Superior Chippewa and a descendant of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.  As the Managing Director for NDN Collective’s Foundation, Tina helps lead a holistic, multilingual grantmaking strategy for the international funding streams across Turtle Island and related Island Nations. Tina was the Founding Director of the s’gʷi gʷi ʔ altxʷ “House of Welcome” Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at The Evergreen State College, from 1996 until 2018, when she became Evergreen’s first Vice President of Indigenous Arts, Education and Tribal Relations.  Tina serves on the Boards of Directors for Grantmakers in the Arts, the Waaswaaganing Living Arts and Cultures Center, and the Advisory Circle of the NARF-Morning Star Sacred Places Protection Project.