Ashley Woodard/Ta Cannunpa Luta Win, an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe was raised on the Pine Ridge reservation and Rapid City, SD. She currently resides in Porcupine, SD in the community of Knife Chief with her spouse and their seven beautiful children. Ashley has six years experience in the field of education and is currently pursuing her Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education at Oglala Lakota College. Ashley is a Language learner/provider at the Thunder Valley Montessori site. She has a passion for her Lakota culture, language, the wakanyeja and oyate. Ashley is committed to bettering her community through culture and education. She believes in putting the children first, for they are our future.