Becoming a better animal

“In her acceptance speech for the George Ryga Award, wild salmon activist Alexandra Morton (left) says humans have to learn how to fit into this planet & stop destroying so much around us.FULL STORY



Tilly takes home Burt

October 10th, 2014

Monique Gray Smith is a mixed-heritage woman of Cree, more about Lakota and Scottish ancestry and a proud mom of young twins. Under the umbrella of her own business, Little Drum Consulting, she works as a consultant, writer and international speaker. Having been sober and involved in her healing journey for more than twenty years, she published her fictionalized memoir, Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience (Sono Nis Press 2013) and won First Prize in the Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature in 2014. Third prize went to the acclaimed bestseller They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars, which had already received the George Ryga Prize for Social Awareness. Monique Gray Smith lives on Coast Salish territory in Victoria, B.C.


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