Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, Executive Officer
Christine Diindiisi McCleave, enrolled member at Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, is Executive Officer for the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition. McCleave's grandfather attended Marty Catholic Indian Boarding School in SD and Haskell Indian Boarding School in Kansas. Her great grandfather attended Carlisle Indian School. McCleave conducted her Master’s research on the spectrum of spiritual practices regarding traditional Native American spirituality and Christianity and the impact of the Boarding Schools on spiritual activities today. McCleave also has a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from Northwestern College and previously worked in Human Resources management at Aon Hewitt and in Communications and Marketing at Indian Land Tenure Foundation. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her husband, two children, and Siamese cat.