Terese Marie Mailhot
Terese Mailhot is from Seabird Island Band. She graduated with an MFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling Heart Berries: A Memoir. She serves as faculty at the Institute of American Indian Arts and she's a Tecumseh Postdoctoral Fellow at Purdue University.
'Indigenous Writing Is Going to Continue to Set the Bar for Literary Excellence': An Interview With Alicia Elliott and Arielle Twist
Terese Marie Mailhot interviews Alicia Elliott and Arielle Twist about some recent triumphs in Indigenous literature—and about other triumphs still to come.
When Will North America Reckon With the Ongoing Genocide of Indigenous Women?
A two-year study by a Canadian commission has declared that a genocide is taking place—but the only people who seem to care are indigenous.
These Native Women Are Healing Themselves and Their Communities by Running
The Kwe Pack has a simple but radical mission: to improve indigenous health in mind and body by encouraging women to sign on for long-distance runs.
Dear Alyssa Milano: If You Want to Stand With Native Women, Please Stop Selling Racist Clothes
You say you stand with victims. So why are you selling Redskins merchandise?
Why the Video of Those Catholic Boys Felt So Shameful
In some traditions, respecting your elders is the greatest teaching we receive.
Indigenous Women Are Using Facebook to Make Sure Their Disappearance Will Be Investigated
It is a travesty that we're not fully investigating the disappearance of indigenous women—whether or not they lived model lives.
'Diversity' Is Meaningless as Long as White Supremacy Thrives on Campuses
After decades of diversity initiatives and tokenization, Native students deserve advisers who look like them—and a curriculum that treats them as equals.
A Man Assaults a Native Woman—and Never Sees a Day in Jail
Seeing these crimes go unpunished can make indigenous communities feel hopeless. But in dark times, I take inspiration from our grandmothers.
Marginalized People Don't Need Lessons in Civility
The rhetoric of civility and civilization continue to serve as cover for barbaric policy.