Sicangu Lakota

Meet Marsha Whiting, Vice President of Operations and Programs

In January, Marsha Whiting (Chippewa Cree, Sicangu Lakota) joined First Peoples Fund’s staff to fulfill a role ideally suited to her — Vice President of Operations and Programs. Bringing Marsha onboard was one of the first steps First Peoples Fund took in implementing their newly drafted Strategic Assessment and Direction.

Becoming a Strong Voice

Becoming a Strong Voice

A perpetual learner of his craft, culture and heritage, Brian Szabo (Sicangu Lakota) puts that knowledge to use as he creates jewelry and knives made with traditional materials. He grew up watching and working alongside his father, an accomplished silversmith, who helped guide his work.