Taylar Dawn Stagner covers Indigenous communities for Yellowstone Public Radio in Billings, Montana. Previously, Stagner reported on the Wind River Indian Reservation for Wyoming Public Radio. She has freelanced for NPR, High Country News, and Audubon, and is working on a season of the award-winning podcast The Modern West, reporting on tribal health care and the history of disease in Indian Country. Stagner has a master's degree in American culture studies from Bowling Green State University, and holds a bachelor's in American studies from the University of Wyoming. She is Arapaho and Shoshone, and was a Native American Journalism fellow in 2019.
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