Savannah Maher is KUNM and the Mountain West News Bureau’s Indigenous Affairs reporter. She came to New Mexico from Wyoming, where she covered everything from tribal buffalo restoration to forgery of Indigenous artwork for Wyoming Public Radio. Before that, she was a producer for NPR’s midday show Here & Now.
Her work has also appeared in The Texas Observer, High Country News and NPR’s Code Switch blog.
She was raised in Mashpee, MA by a big Wampanoag family that taught her everything she knows about quahogging and almost everything she knows about telling stories.