Joseph Kunkel, a Northern Cheyenne Tribal Member, is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative (SNCC) and Visiting Scholar at Arizona State University’s School of Engineering at the Del E. Webb School of Construction. He is a community designer and educator focused on developing capacity in Indian Country. His work with SNCC has focused on developing, researching and sharing exemplary Native American Indian community development projects and processes nationwide. At Arizona State University, Joseph is developing and engaged in project-based fieldwork, research and academic coursework that focuses on indigenous populations. His project work has centered on architecture, planning, construction and design processes that align with indigenous values and honors the worldview of our nation’s indigenous populations.