Mary Annette Pember

Mary Annette Pember is an independent journalist who has been writing about Native American people and issues since 2000 for Indian Country Today Media Network, ReWire News, the Guardian, and others. She has provided in-depth coverage of sexual violence against Native women, the impact of historical trauma, and the importance of spirituality, culture, and language for Native peoples. A winner of several media awards and fellowships including the Clarion, Rosalyn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism, University of Southern California Annenberg National Health Fellowship, and others, she is an enrolled member of the Red Cliff Band of Wisconsin Ojibwe. See more of her work at