Tamera Miyasato (Dowan Waste Win – “Sings Good Woman”) is a member of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and is honored to have recently joined the TIE Learning Specialist team. Tamera holds a BA in Film from the University of Notre Dame and a MS in Secondary Education from BHSU. She taught at Pine Ridge School, Sturgis Brown, worked with non-profit organizations and various film productions on a variety of projects. She pursues her passion in support of educators. Tamera will continue to develop culturally-specific work relevant to reservation schools and communities.

Current Projects


Oceti Sakowin Culture (D/N/Lakota)

Tribal Communities

Equity and Inclusion

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Trauma and the Brain

Restorative Justice



Film Across Content Areas

Film Production and Editing