Local woman named one of USA Today’s Women of the Year

(Fort Washakie, WY) – 35-year-old Latera LeBeau has been selected as USA Today’s Women of the Year for Wyoming.

“I feel very humble and happy!” LeBeau told County 10 about being selected.

She is a member of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes and spends much of her time educating people about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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“These honorees are women who lift up people in their communities and across the country, making a difference in the lives of many,” USA Today said about their Women of the Year selections. “They show up and speak out for those who may not have a voice, advocating for issues from health to equality and justice to the environment and more.”

Click here to read her story in USA Today.

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