Camille Fouillard grew up in St. Lazare, Manitoba, on Treaty 2 lands. She has worked and collaborated with the Labrador Innu for forty years on storytelling and books, protests and activism, facilitation, land rights, social health and education. She served as editor for Gathering Voices-Mamunitau Staianimuanu: The Davis Inlet People’s Inquiry (Douglas and McIntyre) and co-edited It’s Like the Legend: Innu Women’s Voices (Gynergy). She is a winner of the Larry Jackson Writers’ Award, as well Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters and Writers’ Union of Canada competitions. She lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland. This is her first novel.