Brandi Morin is an award-winning French/Cree/Iroquois journalist from Treaty 6, Alberta, Canada. For the last ten years Brandi has specialized in sharing Indigenous stories, which have influenced reconciliation in Canada’s political, cultural, and social environments. She is one of Canada’s most prominent voices on Indigenous issues. Morin has published or broadcast with the New York Times, National Geographic, the Guardian, the Toronto Star, Al Jazeera English, Vice, Elle Canada, CBC’s Power & Politics, and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network National News, among many other outlets. She won a Human Rights Reporting award from the Canadian Association of Journalists for her work with the CBC’s Beyond 94 project tracking the progress of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. She has worked with Journalists for Human Rights and has presented to various university campuses in Canada and the United States regarding her work as an Indigenous journalist and is in high demand for commentary and expertise on Indigenous topics.
Dr. Kisha Supernant is Métis/Papaschase/British and the Director of the Institute of Prairie and Indigenous Archaeology at the University of Alberta. An award-winning teacher, researcher and writer, she is interested in Indigenous archaeology, heart-centered archaeological practice and the uses of technology to explore the past. She is the Director of the Exploring Métis Identity Through Archaeology (EMITA) project, a collaborative research project which takes a relational approach to exploring the material past of Métis communities in western Canada. Recently, she has been helping Indigenous communities relocate the resting places of their relatives who never came home from Indian residential schools.
Christa Couture is an award-winning performing and recording artist, non-fiction writer and broadcaster. She is also proudly Indigenous (mixed Cree and Scandinavian), queer, disabled, and a mom. Her 2016 album Long Time Leaving was nominated for Best Folk Album at Indigenous Music Awards, and her latest album Safe Harbour released in 2020. In 2018, her CBC article and photos on disability and pregnancy went viral. A frequent contributor to CBC Radio, she is currently the weekend morning on-air host at 106.5 elmnt FM in Toronto. Prairie-raised, Couture lived for 17 years in Vancouver, BC, but now calls Toronto home.