Bryan Pollard

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Bryan Pollard
Saturday, November 10, 2012

Bryan Pollard, photo and graphics coordinator, is also a Cherokee citizen and is originally from Oklahoma but grew up in New Orleans and has a bachelor of arts degree from Louisiana State University. Before returning home to the Cherokee Nation, he was managing editor of Street Roots, a monthly publication advocating for the homeless people of Portland, Ore. From an initial press run of 2,000 in 1998, the publication increased to a press run of 16,000 before he joined the Cherokee Phoenix staff. He has received awards for his work as an advocate for homeless people and Street Roots, as well as being a free-lance photographer for the past 10 years.