Part of the Sámi American community, Tim Frandy is a public folklorist and an Assistant Professor of Folk Studies at Western Kentucky University, whose work centers on Indigenous communities, decolonization, education, and environments. Their translation of Inari Sámi Folklore is the first polyvocal anthology of Sámi oral tradition published in English, and forthcoming co-edited volume (with B. Marcus Cederström) Culture Works explores collaborative public folklore practices today. Frandy works extensively with members of the Lac du Flambeau Anishinaabe community to revitalize traditional arts and practices, from birchbark canoe building to the snowsnake game, through culturally responsive curricula.