Writer In Residence

  • Women’s Writing Program in the county jails, Ramsey, Washington, Sherburne, MN, 2013-2017
  • Success Beyond the Classroom, Young Author's Conference, Bethal College, St. Paul 2014
  • 2013 Native Women Language Keepers Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Theater Residency, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, WI; work with theater students at the University to create a site-specific performance project in four days April 2010
  • Playwright talk, Haskell Indian College, Lawrence, Kansas. February 2010
  • Poet/writer talk, Minnesota Arts High School, Golden Valley, MN. May 2010 Playwright talk, Mama Mosaic Teen Youth Theater Project, 2010 Little Earth/MN Open Book Project; Little Earth Afterschool Program, December 2010
  • FANCI Composer’s Residency, South High, Mpls., MN-work with youth to write song lyrics – January 2008
  • Tama Iowa Tribal Center, 1-day theater residency with teens – July 2007
  • Fond du Lac History Museum, spoken word writing residency – Spring 2007
  • Project Hoop Community-based Residencies, White Earth Cultural Center, Minneapolis American Indian Center & MN Indigenous Task Force – three phase residency to create community theater
  • Naawayee Center School, SASE playwriting residency – Mpls – 2006
  • Hayes Middle School, 3-week residency with Middle school special needs students May 2005.
  • Intermedia Arts, consultant/dramaturg for Karen peoples of Burma to create performance piece. 2005

Presentations

  • Dialogue for Life, conference presenter, Montreal, Nov 2013 & 2014
  • Theater Artist Panel, All My Relations Gallery, Mpls., June 2014
  • North Hennepin Community College, English teacher, spring semester, 2014
  • Success Beyond the Classroom; Young Authors Conference: 2014; Bethal College
  • Salmon is Everything by Theresa May, participate as cultural speaker for theater conference, University of Oregon, 2011
  • Earth Matters On Stage Festival, University of Oregon; Indigenous Playwright's Panel 2009
  • Performing Motherhood Conference, Mount Allison University, NB, Canada: reading of friends…. Participate in discourse on dramatic explorations of motherhood 2008
  • Discursive Practices:The Formation of A Transnational Indigenous Poetics; Indigenous Writers of the Americas Conference, Univ. of California, Davis 2008
  • 13th Osseo Area School Indian Education Day & Wacipi, Author presentation and bookmaking opportunity for youth 2008 & 2009
  • Honoring Spiderwoman Theater / Celebrating Native American Theater, Miami University, Ohio 2008