b. Toastie


B. Toastie (they/them) is an award-winning journalist and a staff writer for High Country News writing from the Pacific Northwest. They’re a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

As the Pacific Lamprey Declines, Native Tribes Work to Protect Sacred Eel-Like Fish

A member of the Yakama Nation plucks a Pacific lamprey off the rocks at Willamette Falls, Oregon. (Photo credit: Mason Trinca/High Country News)