• ​​​I am an Indigenous educator, creative writer, dedicated volunteer and an amateur drum painter.
  • I am a status member of the Tootinaowaziibeeng Reserve in Manitoba (Ojibwa, Scottish, Irish ancestry).​
  • I have dedicated my life to Indigenous People in the realm of education. ​
  • My first book of poetry is entitled Glass Beads 
  • I am a co-producer of three beautiful daughters, married 33 years, two grand-daughters, and we share our life with four dogs, a hedgehog, a fish, a cat, and a pig.


Drum painted by Okanagan artist David Wilson