Tanya Talaga is an Anishinaabe journalist and speaker. Her mother’s family is from Fort William First Nation and her father was Polish-Canadian. For more than 20 years, she was a journalist, then a columnist at the Toronto Star. She is now a columnist at The Globe and Mail. She is the author of two award-winning Canadian national bestsellers: Seven Fallen Feathers and All Our Relations: Finding A Path Forward. Her books are sold in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan. Talaga was the 2017–2018 Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy and the 2018 CBC Massey Lecturer, the first Anishinaabe woman to serve in this role. Talaga heads up Makwa Creative Inc., a production company focused on amplifying Indigenous voices through documentary films, TV, and podcasts.