Jackie Traverse is the mother of three daughters and a grandmother to Lily. She is an Anishinaabe multi-disciplined artist working in video, sculpture, mixed media, and paint, and she is known across Canada for her powerful, beautiful art. She is also the founder of Indigenous Rock the Vote and Ikwe Safe Ride, a ride-sharing network that offers safe rides for Indigenous women. She lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Fernwood Publishing Company Limited gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund and the Canada Council for the Arts, the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, the Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism under the Manitoba Publishers Marketing Assistance Program and the Province of Manitoba, through the Book Publishing Tax Credit, for our publishing program.