Jordann Lankford-Forster (Bright Trail Woman)
Jordann Lankford-Forster is from Great Falls, Montana and is A’aniiih and Anishinaabe. Her A’aniiih name is Bright Trail Woman. Jordann received a major in Native American Studies and teaching degree in Broad Field Social Studies from the University of Montana. Currently, Jordann serves as an educator and an IEFA instructional coach for Great Falls Public Schools. She is a co-facilitator for Bright Trail Education which is an educational consulting company. Jordann has been recognized as a Montana Indian Teacher of the Year as well as the BSNF 2021 Teacher of the Year. Jordann believes that public education is vital to the growth and development of society. By providing students with a strong educational foundation using primary source documents from multiple sources, students will be able navigate their identities, world, and future.