TaNeel Filesteel is a citizen of the Aaniih and Nakoda Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and Apsaalooke of the Crow Nation in Montana. TaNeel graduated from Salish Kootenai College in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Tribal Administration and Governance. Filesteel served a one-year term as President of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Student Congress, where she lead initiatives on Get Out the Vote for the 2020 Presidential election, sustainability on TCU campus’s, and improving communication between TCU’s and AIHEC. In 2017, Filesteel was appointed to serve as the Deputy Prosecutor for the Fort Belknap Tribal Government. In 2018 she delivered a Tedx Talk at the 2018 TedxBozeman event, titled Lessons from a Tribal Prosecutor, where she weaves storytelling and poetry into a powerful presentation of healing. Filesteel has learned many valuable lessons throughout her experiences and is dedicated to helping marginalized populations throughout Montana.