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Tanya Talaga

Author and Founder of Makwa Creative

Tanya Talaga is a member of Fort William First Nation. She is an author, journalist and founder of Makwa Creative. Inc., an Indigenous focused media company producing documentary films, TV, and podcasts such as Seven Truths on Audible, and, Auntie Up! a podcast for Indigenous women, produced by Indigenous women. Talaga has written two national best-sellers: Seven Fallen Feathers and All Our Relations. Her third book, The Knowing, will be out in August and a corresponding, four-part CBC documentary series will be out in the Fall. She is a freelance columnist at The Globe and Mail. In 2021, she was part of the Globe team that won the Michener Award for coverage of the Catholic Church's efforts to avoid responsibility for abuses at Indian Residential Schools.


  • Panel B: Social Cohesion and the Role of Cultural Policy (Saturday, April 13 - 2:30 p.m.)

Tanya Talaga

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