Director of Prevention Initiatives & Tribal Projects
Linsey, a citizen of the Leech Lake Nation of Ojibwe, strives to serve our communities in a culturally affirming way to promote truth-seeking, healing, and change. She is the Director of Prevention Initiatives and Tribal Projects at FamilyWise Services. She joined the FamilyWise team in July 2017 and coordinates the organization’s Self-Healing Communities efforts in the North Central region of MN. She also directs the Tribal NEAR Science and Community Wisdom Project. Linsey’s work focuses on understanding how we are impacted by our experiences and the experiences of those that have come before us, allowing us to build more authentic relationship and connection through healing-centered engagement. Linsey advocates for equity-centered and community driven work, believing that cultural humility, social-emotional skill development, and a commitment to lifelong learning, unlearning, and growth are central components in supporting thriving individuals, families, and communities.