Native American Heritage Month Profiles: Donna Lahr

Donna Lahr

Throughout Native American Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Native Americans have made to the labor movement and toward expanding the rights of working people. Today's profile features Donna Lahr of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS).

“Oki nitanikoo Donna Lahr!” this Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS) member says. Born and raised on the 1.5 million acre Blackfeet Reservation in Montana, Donna Lahr’s traditional name is Ksiistsikomaakii, Thunder Woman. She began her career with the Federal Aviation Administration in 2006 after serving in the Marines. Lahr currently works at Southern California TRACON as the National Airspace System Operations manager.