Elissa Washuta (USA)
Elissa Washuta, a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, is the author of the memoirs Starvation Mode and My Body is a Book of Rules. She teaches at the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Washington and the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her work has appeared in Salon, The Chronicle of Higher Education, BuzzFeed, and elsewhere.
Elissa Washuta appears in:
PechaKucha Night, Thursday 25 August, 7.30pm
Taku Kupu Ki Te Ao: My Word to the World, Saturday 27 August, 1pm
Sister Cities/First Nations, Sunday 28 August, 12.30pm