Kimberly TallBear

Kimberly TallBear is Dakota and Arapaho and is a member of the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. She is an environmental planning consultant to two South Dakota tribes, and also a graduate student in the History of Consciousness Program at UC Santa Cruz, where her research focuses on race and tribal governance and how contemporary Native American poetry reflects or challenges racialized images. Her work has appeared in The Wicazo Sa Review, Five Fingers Review, North American Ideophonics, and elsewhere. She has presented her poetry in the United States, Japan, Java, Australia, and for the United Nations in Paris.
April 2002, Coordinates 2002 Conference