Liz Arbuckle is a member of the Bad River Chippewa in northern Wisconsin, where she currently resides. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a PhD in political science from the University of Michigan. Her areas of expertise are Native American culture and governance; and ethnic group identity. She gives presentations for K–12 classes, tribes and organizations. She is the founder and leader of Bad River’s 4-H club, Rezberries, and serves on the Bad River Indian Education Committee.