Aaron L. Fournier, Chickasaw Nation
University of Oklahoma-Norman
Aaron Fournier is a member of the Chickasaw Nation and a native Oklahoman. He is currently pursuing his juris doctor as a first-year law student at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Aaron works for his tribe at the South Central Climate Science Center where he has assisted in authoring a handbook that will help university researchers cultivate working relationships with Oklahoma tribal members, while respecting native customs. He also conducts science camps that introduce Native children to weather, climate, and natural sciences by encouraging participation in interactive experiments. In the future, he plans to work in Washington, D.C. where he can use his degree to advocate for increased tribal sovereignty.