Megan Red Shirt Shaw@mredshirtshaw
Megan Red Shirt Shaw is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. She earned her bachelors degree from the University of Pennsylvania in English with a Creative Writing focus and is the founder of Natives In America, an online literary publication for young Native writers. Currently living in the Bay Area, she loves learning about projects for Indigenous youth and the idea that a college education opportunity can change one’s trajectory forever. Her favorite phrase her mother ever taught her in Lakota is “Weksuye, Ciksuye, Miksuye” meaning “I remember, I remember you, Remember me.” You can find her at NativesInAmerica.com or on Twitter.