Rebecca Nagle, 2012
Rebecca Nagle is an award-winning advocate, writer, and citizen of Cherokee Nation. As the host of the chart-topping podcast “This Land”, Nagle told the story of one Supreme Court case about tribal land in Oklahoma, the small-town murder that started it, and the surprising connection to her own family history. Nagle has been covering the Murphy case since May of 2018. Her writing about Native representation and tribal sovereignty has been featured in The Washington Post, The Guardian, USA Today, Teen Vogue, The Huffington Post, and more.
In addition to being an outspoken advocate for advancing Native rights and Native representation, Nagle lends her voice to fighting violence against women. With her years of organizing and advocacy work, Nagle empowers her audiences to build community advocacy movements that are diverse and inclusive.
Nagle is from Joplin, MO, and currently lives in Tahlequah, OK where she works for her tribe on language revitalization.