Chelsey is Lakota and Ojibwe. She grew up in North Dakota and is now based in Phoenix, Arizona, though she travels frequently and can often be found elsewhere. She studied global Indigenous history at Dartmouth College and digital media / broadcast at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Chelsey is the co-founder and content editor of Well For Culture: a grassroots initiative which takes proactive approaches toward addressing health concerns for Native American people while sharing and promoting holistic Indigenous wellness knowledge for all. In her work as a journalist, she frequently highlights positive stories about wellness initiatives and activism that are taking place all over Native country. Chelsey is passionate about motivating young people to stay active in order to build the mental-physical-spiritual strength that comes with wellness and sobriety.