Beth H. Piatote

Beth H. Piatote

Beth H. Piatote is a Nez Perce writer and associate professor of Native American Studies at UC Berkeley. “Feast” is drawn from her collection The Beadworkers: Stories, forthcoming from Counterpoint Press in 2019.

Winter 2010

Our (Someone Else’s) Father

By Beth H. Piatote

Articulation, Dysarticulation, and Indigenous Literary Traditions¹ On any given Sunday at Saint Andrew’s Mission in Pendleton, Oregon, it is possible to hear and recite Hail Mary in Nimipuutímt, the Nez […]

Feast (triptych)

By Beth H. Piatote

Feast I kú·s first taste of life not air but water, carried by our mothers, we taste water rising from earth, turning in salt waters where you nacóɂx̣ travel through […]