James Temte is a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and grew up in the Rocky Mountains living in Wyoming and Colorado. He joined ANTHC in 2010 working in the environmental health field. His interest in water and sanitation work focuses on human health, including affordable access to adequate and sustainable water and sanitation services. He has a passion for tribal sovereignty, tribal self-determination, protecting human health and the environment through innovative community interventions through art, culture, science and media. He loves to work with communities on multi-disciplinary teams to incorporate innovative health education techniques to inspire positive actions.