About

I am Hidatsa, Arikara, and Mandan, enrolled in the MHA Nation (Three Affiliated Tribes), born in North Dakota and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. My heart is for the indigenous of the Americas.

I recently graduated from Dartmouth College where I studied creative writing and cultural studies in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program.

I wrote a novel as a creative thesis on the effects of historical trauma and suicide among American Indian youth while researching creativity as a counterbalance to suicidal tendencies. I am currently seeking representation for my novel while starting work on a second story.

I also curate NDN Lit, a bi-weekly newsletter filled with links focused on indigenous literature and culture. Check out past issues and sign up here. 

 

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