Mary Annette Pember | Civil Eats


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

This Thanksgiving, Try Something New: Decolonize Your Mind

Entrance to the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Cannon Ball, North Dakota, on January 6, 2017. Photo credit: 7Michael on iStock.