Kailea Frederick is a co-director of Black Mountain Circle. She is a mother and First Nations womxn dedicated to supporting individuals of all cultures in remembering their ties to the earth. Growing up off the grid in Maui, Hawai`i, forever imprinted in her the importance of reciprocity through indigenous world view. She feels raised by wild spaces and intimately tied to Honua, our island earth. She has served as a youth delegate twice to the United Nations Climate Change conferences, and her project, Earth Is `Ohana, seeks to serve as a personal dedication to the many stories that have and continue to shape her. Kailea is also the Editor for Loam and a Climate Commissioner for the city of Petaluma.