Tanya Talaga

Tanya  Talaga

TANYA TALAGA is the author of Seven Fallen Feathers, a nominee for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Nonfiction Prize and the BC National Award for Nonfiction; CBC's Nonfiction Book of the Year, a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, and a winner of the RBC Taylor Prize, the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, and the First Nation Communities READ: Young Adult/Adult Award; a finalist for the Hilary West Talaga was an Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy from 2017 to 2018, as well as the 2018 CBC Massey Lecturer and the author of the national bestseller All Our Relations: Discovering The Way Ahead. She has worked as a writer for the Toronto Star for almost two decades and is currently a columnist for the publication. She's been nominated for the Michener Award for public service journalism five times. Talaga is of Polish and Native American ancestry.

Liz Gauthier, her great-grandmother, was a survivor of a residential school. Russell Bowen, her great-grandfather, was an Ojibwe Read More chevron_right