Deanie Rosemaria Lucero is of Kiowa, Tarahumara, and Lakota descent and is an enrolled member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma. Her Kiowa name is ‘Thah Soy-Yay Aim Goon Mah’ which translates to Dancing-Blue-Star Woman. Her personally given tribal name miraculously correlates well with her Tarahumara surname: Lucero, meaning ‘bright morning star’. Currently, she is a Junior at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, KS and has obtained her Associate Degree in Liberal Arts, working to further her education in Indigenous and American Indian Studies. Deanie loves expressing herself through contemporary and cultural performing arts, as well as helping out her home community in Anadarko, Oklahoma and whoever she comes across in her endeavors. Throughout her 21-year-old life, Deanie has traveled all over the world showcasing and sharing her tribal talents and history. She has an extensive taste for independent music, empowering native women, working with native youth, attending concerts and powwows, and spending time with her loved ones.