Kyle Taylor Lucas, Writer | Olympia, WA, USA

Kyle Taylor Lucas, Writer | Olympia, WA, USA

Kyle Taylor Lucas is a Sdohobsch (Snohomish) woman of the Coast Salish Tulalip Tribes of Washington and a hereditary chief of the Interior Salish Pukaist People of the Nlaka’Pamux Nation, B.C. As a freelance writer, Kyle has written extensively on issues of Indigenous rights, the plight of Urban Indians, migrant worker and immigration rights, criminal justice system reform, environmental justice, addressing climate change, opposing war and occupation, and on the continuing impacts to Indigenous peoples from colonial oppression and unresolved historic and generational trauma. She has written for the Syəcəb Tulalip News, National Indian Gaming magazine, Works in Progress (a monthly), and for two years as a diversity columnist for The Olympian(daily news). Recognized as an Indian affairs and tribal government policy expert, Kyle offers a special lens on the Urban Indian experience. Hers is a lifetime of lived experience with a combination of knowledge and perspectives rarely taught in the public square. She is keenly interested in applying this experience and sharing these stories through film.

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