Lee Maracle is a member of the Stó:lō Nation. She is the author of several award-winning and critically acclaimed literary works: She is also co-editor of a number of anthologies, including the award-winning My Home as I Remember. Maracle has published in some of the most prestigious anthologies and scholarly journals worldwide. She is Traditional Teacher for First Nations House at the University of Toronto and teaches in the Indigenous Studies program. She holds an honorary doctor of letters from St. Thomas University, is a Senior Fellow of Massey College, a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal and the Order of Canada. Maracle has served as Distinguished Visiting Scholar at four universities. She holds three teachingawards and five writing awards, including the Premier’s award for Excellence in the Arts.