Lilian is the Director of Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture Institute. She has studied at the North American School of Natural Building and has studied Applied Indigenous Studies at Northern Arizona University, focusing on Traditional Ecological Knowledge. Lilian is a Certified Permaculture Designer and Natural Builder. Lilian is a member of the Tobacco Pipwungwa clan and she lives in Kykotsmovi Village along with her husband and children in their hand built passive solar earthen home participating in ceremonies, fulfilling family/clan responsibilities, working with youth and community, planting orchards, gardens,tending honeybee hives, and living a good life.