The landscape will teach you who you are



Terra Trevor is a writer who draws from her Native roots and the natural world. Her stories illuminate our humanity, remind us to be open, to connect, to hope, to question, or bring change. She writes from a mixed race perspective and is the author of a diverse body of work and a contributor to 10 books, including The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing After Removal (University of Oklahoma Press), and Children of the Dragonfly: Native American Voices On Child Custody and Education (The University of Arizona Press). She is the author of Pushing up the Sky, a mother's story, a memoir widely anthologized, and is at work on a collection of stories tracing her journey as a young mixed blood Native woman into elder hood. 

Her work and portrait is featured in Tending the Fire: Native Voices and Portraits (University of New Mexico Press). Her work also has appeared in News From Native California (Heyday Books), Voices Confronting Pediatric Brain Tumors (Johns Hopkins University Press), and in numerous other books, anthologies and literary journals online. 

Walking this good earth for more than six decades, getting closer to seven,  the girl, the woman, the writer I’ve searched for and questioned, challenged and shaped, comes into view. —Terra Trevor 

The landscape will teach you who you are. —Pikuni Elder Joe Crowshoe Sr.