Tashia Hart is an award-winning author and illustrator of The Good Berry Cookbook: Harvesting and Cooking Wild Rice and Other Wild Foods (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2021), Gidjie and the Wolves (Not Too Far Removed Press, 2020) and Girl Unreserved (2015). She’s the illustrator of 3 books in the Minnesota Native American Lives series (Wise Ink Creative Publishing, 2020), and her short works include recipes, essays, poetry and short stories for various publications. She is also a bead artist, biologist, forager, and cook. She lives in Duluth, MN with her husband, son and a tortoise. She is Red Lake Anishinaabe.


Photo by Nedahness Greene