Lincoln Yarama is a 20-year-old member of the Adams Lake Indian Band, one of the seventeen communities in the Secwépemc Nation. Lincoln is actively involved in both hockey and rodeo. He’s competed in hockey since he was five years old and his hockey team has gone on to win Provincial Championships. Rodeo is near and dear to Lincoln’s heart. He competes locally, throughout Canada, and internationally at the National High School Rodeo Finals and Indian Nationals Finals Rodeo. He has brought home several Canadian Championships in Team Roping to the Secwépemc Nation. Lincoln has already received an invitation to compete at professional level in the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Lincoln is currently attending Montana State University–Northern where he is taking the Plumbing/Welding/Pipe Fitting Program, which also gives him the opportunity to compete in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association in Tie Down and Team Roping. Lincoln’s way of life in our culture, with healing and ceremonies, along with the traditional teachings handed down from his grandfather Lorne Sampson Sr, have kept him mentally balanced, humble and grounded.