Mary Strachan Scriver earned a BS in Speech at Northwestern University, 1957-61 and a combined MA in Religious Studies (focus on anthropology) from the University of Chicago Div School and MDiv from Meadville/Lombard Theological School 1978-82. She self-publishes material on Blackfeet Indians at www.lulu.com/prairiemary/.
In the Sixties she was with Bob Scriver, noted sculptor. Her biography of him, "Bronze Inside and Out," was published by the University of Calgary Press. In the Seventies she was the first female animal control officer in Portland, OR. In the Eighties she was a Unitarian Universalist minister, mostly in the US and Canadian prairie. At intervals she taught high school English.
Presently she lives in a little village just off the Montana reservation of the Blackfeet.