Tenille Campbell is a Dene & Métis author and photographer from English River First Nation in Northern Saskatchewan. She completed her MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and is in her fourth year of PhD studies at the University of Saskatchewan, focusing in Indigenous Literature. She is the author of #IndianLovePoems, a poetry collection with a gaze upon Indigenous Erotica and the humour within.
She has published poetry in “Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas” (Ed. Allison Hedge Coke), and photography in “Urban Tribe” and “Dreaming in Indian” (Eds. Mary Beth Leatherdale and Lisa Charleyboy).
She is the owner and artist behind sweetmoon photography, a successful photography business that specializes in photographing Indigenous people.
Current creative projects include #KissingIndigenous, a photography series focusing on the act of intimacy within Indigenous couples.
She is also the co-creator of tea&bannock, an online collective blog featuring the photographs and stories of Indigenous women photographers throughout Canada.
Storytelling – be it with ink, voice or photographs – seems to be the life for her.