Become a Rumpus Member
By Terese Marie Mailhot
June 10th, 2017
July 9th, 2016
Feathers are a gift and flexible protein. Mom put down tobacco and ran her fingers over its exposed parts. She told me the salmon run is coming and this bird would have wanted for nothing.
Terese Marie Mailhot is from Seabird Island Band. She graduated from the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her work has been featured in Carve Magazine, Feminist Wire, The Toast, and The Offing. She works as a columnist for Indian Country Today.