Margaret Sam Cromarty

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Margaret Sam CromartyDrawing her inspiration from her upbringing, her life in the bush, from Mother Earth and her family, Chisasibi poet Margaret Sam Cromarty uses her poetry to share her culture with others and to communicate with the elders.

An accomplished speaker, over the years she has been invited to numerous educational institutions across Canada and the United States for speaking engagements and to conduct workshops about the Cree nation, Cree culture and philosophy, and the Cree way of life. In addition to having published three of her own books of poetry, pieces of Margaret's writing can be found in many publications, from children's books to publications dealing with perspectives on environmental justice.