Linda S. Covey is of Cherokee/Southern Cheyenne/German heritage. She has been highly active in her Native culture for many years, serving in various capacities. Linda holds major and minor degrees in religious studies, psychology, anthropology, and journalism from Missouri State University, including a master’s in religious studies. She holds doctorial work in clinical psychology from Forest Institute of
Professional Psychology, Springfield, Missouri. She was a pioneer to China 2009-2014, where she taught psychology, and religion and human culture. She has been a Bahá’í for forty-six years. A great-grandmother, currently resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.