Tami Jollie-Trottier

Tami Jollie-Trottier
Location: Belcourt, North Dakota Cohort Start Year: 2019
Seven Stone: Center for Behavioral Health and Healing

Dr. Jollie-Trottier practices an action-oriented leadership approach to bringing change to her tribal community in Belcourt, N.D., and beyond. She’s building a behavioral health model to provide culturally responsible healing to indigenous people. She utilizing her experience in Culture of Health Leaders to focus on a model of psychological health that fosters creative healing by incorporating cultural teachings, spirituality, and art into mainstream psychological theory, using both direct clinical services and community-based outreach. She plans to use her leadership in culturally responsible psychological healing not only with tribes but also nationally.

Dr. Jollie-Trottier, known by her elders as Red Wind Woman and Winter Bloom, Anishinaabe names given to her, is an indigenous clinical psychologist and entrepreneur who’s changing the Culture of Health in Indian Country and beyond by developing an indigenous behavioral health model of healing. She an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. She strives to empower indigenous women leaders to contribute innovative movement toward healing leadership in tribal communities. She believes that her ancestors knew how to LIVE WELL, and that it is time to reclaim and revive their native spirituality, teachings, and ceremonies to not only heal indigenous tribes, but to start changing the Culture of Health for all.

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