Amberdawn Speer

Amberdawn is best known online for her poetry and nature photography. Throughout her community she is known for her advocacy work regarding climate change and systemic injustices. She uses her love of the written word to craft observations and history into songs and poems that she performs in her solo project as Curvy Red Gurl and with her partner as the musical duo "It's A Trade Thing". Amberdawn currently lives in Pueblo Colorado with her partner, eight cats, and blind Staffordshire Terrier. She loves to write, sing, grow food, and make granola, and donates the extra to those in need. Amberdawn helps several neighbors feed a colony of outdoor cats and her hobbies include cleaning up the neighborhood, hiking, percussion, photography, pinup modeling, and making granola. Amberdawn was born in Arizona but spent most of her life in the mountains of Montana where she has a Bachelors Degree in Social Work with an emphasis on Addiction Studies and Trauma from the University of Montana. Although she is currently focused on her career as a writer, singer, and artist she has formerly worked in a variety of settings including healthcare and education.

Amberdawn's Articles

It’s Women’s History Month and women’s health IS women’s history. The way women have been treated historically by the medical industry and […]
He was a beloved member of his family and known around town as “Hawaiian Shirt Dan”. He always had a smile for […]
The cannabis industry is complex and has many avenues that the mainstream public is often unaware of. One such aspect is the […]
As cannabis legalization expands across the United States, changes are under foot here in Colorado. Colorado was one of the first states […]
In a recent study out of the University of California, San Diego, researchers found that HIV-Positive participants who consumed cannabis had lower […]
On the night of June 24th 2021, Jared Polis, the Governor of Colorado signed the very controversial bill  HB 1317 into law. […]