Karrie Auger

Karrie Auger is a thirty-four-year-old nehiyaw iskwew, originally from Treaty 8 territory, Wabasca, Bigstone Cree Nation. She has lived in amiskwaciy for most of her life. She spends most of her days thinking about how we can all learn to be better relatives to each other. She cares deeply about all her relations, and is dedicated to dismantling colonial systems and being a part of the remembering of our nehiyaw ways. When she was born, her uncle Gabe gave her a Cree name because she was so brown. Her nehiyawewin name is oweskwasikîs. She was told by her mom that this speaks to part of the moosehide tanning process, where the hide is given its rich colour.