A beautiful traditional Métis story about the creation of the moon. How did Mother Earth and Grandmother Moon come to be named as they are? Do you know why you have the name you were given?
Leah Dorion, originally from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, is a Metis artist, author, curriculum developer, lecturer, and researcher. She has taught Metis History and Native Studies for the First Nations University of Canada, the Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI), and the University of Saskatchewan. For eight years, she was employed in GDI's Publishing Department: first as a Curriculum Developer and later as a Publishing Coordinator. She has authored or contributed to numerous books including The Snow Tunnel Sisters, Metis Legacy I and II, and Drops of Brandy. Currently, Leah is a visual artist, and an instructor at the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program, Prince Albert.