Wendy Lynn Lerat

Wendy Lynn Lerat

Wendy Lynn Lerat (Thundersky Waiting) is from Cowessess First Nation, Saskatchewan, Treaty 4 territory and currently teaches Indigenous Studies at First Nations University of Canada. Growing up and having the life experience of being part of an Indigenous community and working within Indigenous institutions has provided Wendy with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing Indigenous Peoples today. This piece is submitted by Wendy as a member of Mother Earth Justice Advocates (MEJA), a Regina-based collective who use their combined gifts to fight for the rights of Mother Earth through community engagement, direct action organizing, and sustainable-living advocacy.

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