Wicahpi "Star" Means is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation but just moved home from Minneapolis, MN where she was raised most of her life. She comes to us with over 8 years banking/lending experience and 2 years working for a Native CDFI in south Minneapolis. She is certified to teach Pathways Home; a 1st Time Homebuyer curriculum, Building Native Communities; a Financial Literacy curriculum, and Credit When Credit is Due; a curriculum that helps to improve your credit score.  She is passionate about sharing information with the Oyate about the importance of Homeownership and asset building as a pathway out of poverty.