Kaitlin Curtice

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  • Award-Winning Author, Poet, Storyteller, and Public Speaker
  • Author of 'Glory Happening', 'Native', and 'Living Resistance'
  • Enrolled Citizen of the Potawatomi Nation & Christian Inter-Faith Advocate
  • Writer, 'The Liminality Journal'



Award-winning author, poet, and storyteller Kaitlin Curtice speaks to the intersections of spirituality and identity and how that shifts throughout our lives. An enrolled citizen of the Potawatomi nation and inter-spiritual advocate, she participates in conversations on topics such as colonialism in faith communities, and she has spoken at many conferences on the importance of inter-faith relationships. Her first book, Glory Happening: Finding the Divine Everyday Places, has been called “a stunner… every sentence is a feast for the senses” by author Rachel Held Evans. Curtice’s book Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God won the Foreword INDIES 2020 Book of the Year Award, and the 2021 Georgia Author of the Year Award and Midwest Book Award. In her writing as she does in compelling speaking engagements, Curtice shares how reconnecting with her Potawatomi identity both informs and challenges her Christian faith.

Curtice’s writing has been featured in Sojourners, Religion News Service, Apartment Therapy, On Being, SELF Magazine, and more. She also writes at The Liminality Journal, a Substack subscriber newsletter featuring essays, poetry, and more. Curtice and her work have been featured on CBS and in USA Today. Her latest book, Living Resistance: An Indigenous Vision for Seeking Wholeness Every Day, explores the roles we each have to play in the world right where we are, and empowers audiences to seek wholeness in whatever spheres of influence they inhabit.

 

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Spirituality and Identity

As an Indigenous woman who grew up in American conservative Christian spaces and is now an interfaith advocate, Kaitlin knows what it means to go on a journey with identity and spirituality. In this talk, she will explore these topics through storytelling, poetry, and a look into what it means to he ...

As an Indigenous woman who grew up in American conservative Christian spaces and is now an interfaith advocate, Kaitlin knows what it means to go on a journey with identity and spirituality. In this talk, she will explore these topics through storytelling, poetry, and a look into what it means to heal as we go.

Author Talk: ‘Native’

In this compelling talk based on her award-winning book Native, author and storyteller Kaitlin Curtice shares insights about identity, soul-searching, and the never-ending journey of finding ourselves and finding God. As Curtice shares what it means to experience her faith through the lens of her In ...

In this compelling talk based on her award-winning book Native, author and storyteller Kaitlin Curtice shares insights about identity, soul-searching, and the never-ending journey of finding ourselves and finding God. As Curtice shares what it means to experience her faith through the lens of her Indigenous heritage, she reveals that a vibrant spirituality has its origins in identity, belonging, and a sense of place.

Importance of Inter-Faith Relationships and Solidarity

Interfaith relationships and solidarity are deeply connected. In this talk, Kaitlin will share about her journey in interfaith spaces and what solidarity means to her as an Indigenous woman while leading the audience to ask questions about what solidarity and hope mean to them. ...

Interfaith relationships and solidarity are deeply connected. In this talk, Kaitlin will share about her journey in interfaith spaces and what solidarity means to her as an Indigenous woman while leading the audience to ask questions about what solidarity and hope mean to them.

Indigenous Rights and Ongoing Colonization in America

As an Indigenous woman living in the United States, Kaitlin knows the painful spaces of being “not enough” in many areas of her life. Based on her book Native, Kaitlin shares the importance of naming the ongoing colonization happening in America right now and how we should move forward—together. ...

As an Indigenous woman living in the United States, Kaitlin knows the painful spaces of being “not enough” in many areas of her life. Based on her book Native, Kaitlin shares the importance of naming the ongoing colonization happening in America right now and how we should move forward—together.

Workshop with Guided Journaling on Care and Hope During Difficult Times

This workshop is for retreats and conferences that are looking for a little bit of time to slow down and process. Kaitlin will share stories and read from her books and ask what it means for us to connect with the deepest parts of ourselves and ask what care looks like. ...

This workshop is for retreats and conferences that are looking for a little bit of time to slow down and process. Kaitlin will share stories and read from her books and ask what it means for us to connect with the deepest parts of ourselves and ask what care looks like.

Workshop on Our Connection to Ourselves, Each Other, and Mother Earth

This workshop, often called “Holding Space in Difficult Times” is a chance for the audience to ask what it means to hold space for ourselves, each other, and Mother Earth. Kaitlin will share stories, read poetry and excerpts from her books, and guide the audience through questions along the way. ...

This workshop, often called “Holding Space in Difficult Times” is a chance for the audience to ask what it means to hold space for ourselves, each other, and Mother Earth. Kaitlin will share stories, read poetry and excerpts from her books, and guide the audience through questions along the way.

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Kaitlin Curtice is an award-winning author, poet-storyteller, and public speaker. As an enrolled citizen of the Potawatomi nation, Kaitlin writes on the intersections of spirituality and identity and how that shifts throughout our lives. She also speaks on these topics to diverse audiences who are interested in truth-telling and healing. 

As an inter-spiritual advocate, Kaitlin participates in conversations on topics such as colonialism in faith communities, and she has spoken at many conferences on the importance of inter-faith relationships. 

Besides her books, Kaitlin has written online for Sojourners, Religion News Service, Apartment Therapy, On Being, SELF Magazine, and more. Her work has been featured on CBS and in USA Today. She also writes at The Liminality Journal. Kaitlin lives in Philadelphia with her family. You can find more about her work at www.kaitlincurtice.com.