Nati del Paso is a writer, counselor, and student of Indigenous Psychology and Shamanism. She was raised in Mexico by a Mexican mother and an American father. Del Paso is a lead counselor in the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity at the University of Washington.
Del Paso weaves psychology, mysticism, and magic realism into suspenseful tales surrounding the immigrant experience, women, environmental and social justice issues. She recently finished her first novel, “People of the Jaguar”. She lives in Snoqualmie, Washington with her husband.