Books by Terra Trevor, or containing her work

Terra Trevor is a writer of mixed Cherokee, Delaware, Seneca and German ancestry, who draws from her Native roots as well as contemporary urban Indian life. 




Pushing up the Sky, A Mother's Story, a memoir by Terra Trevor


Tending The Fire: Native Voices and Portraits
University of New Mexico Press



Children of the Dragonfly: Native American Voices on Child Custody and Education
The University of Arizona Press









The People Who Stayed: Southeast Indian Writing After Removal
University of Oklahoma Press




Voices Confronting Pediatric Brain Tumors
Johns Hopkins University Press


In the Veins: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects
Blue Hand Books





Birthed From Scorched Hearts: Women Respond to War
Fulcrum Books



Unraveling the Spreading Cloth of Time: Indigenous Thoughts Concerning The Universe
Renegade Planet Publishing


The Foster Parenting Toolbox
EMK Press



Yellow Medicine Review
A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought




  • Journal and pen in my hand, I sit staring at the leaves on the trees tossing in the wind. Above my head hangs a thousand paper cranes; good luck cranes. A...
  • Terra Trevor is an essayist, memoirist and nonfiction writer of a diverse body of work. She values the collective experience and collaborates with other w...

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