Dr. Norma Dunning is a writer, scholar, researcher, professor and grandmother. Her first book, Annie Muktuk and Other Stories, received the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Story and the Bronze for short stories in the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Her collection of poetry, Eskimo Pie, is an Alberta bestseller. Tainna: The Unseen Ones (Douglas & McIntyre) is an honouring to all Inuit who live outside of their land claims areas and who face modern-day life with humour and tenacity and with the strength of the giants they are. Dunning lives in Edmonton, AB.