Dr. Prete is a Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellow, in the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. Her postdoctoral work is comprised of implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action on the Blood Reserve. Dr. Prete earned her bachelors of elementary education specializing in math and science, and completed her master of education and doctor of philosophy in education at the University of Alberta. Dr. Prete’s background is in educational policy studies, specializing in Indigenous Peoples education. Her area of expertise includes: Indigenous secondary retention rates within the public school system, Blackfoot historical research, impacts of colonization, and Indigenous research methodologies. As well, Dr. Prete works as a sessional instructor for Red Crow Community College on her home reserve.