Oneida Nation, Osage, and Cherokee
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Green Bay, WI
“At the Summit, I hope to learn more about the financial opportunities that my tribe can benefit from, and the skills that I need to lead the way for change. My ultimate goal and dream to see the tribe have many business owners and have a great economy throughout the tribe.”
Kirsten Van Dyke is a member of the Oneida Nation. She is currently attending the University of Wisconsin - Stout and is majoring in criminal justice and rehabilitation. At UW-Stout, Kirsten is the president of the sorority Phi Theta Chi, the vice president of the Native American Student Organization, and plays on the university's women's rugby team. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking and beading.