Rita Bouvier

Rita Bouvier is a Métis writer, editor and retired educator. Her fourth book of poetry, a beautiful rebellion released April 2023 by Thistledown Press, was inspired by the Idle No More movement. It honours an ongoing resistance of an unconquerable love for family, community, land and life itself. She lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Treaty 6), but home is sakitawak—Île-à-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan, Canada situated on the historic trading and meeting grounds of Cree and Dene people (Treaty 10). She currently serves as a volunteer with the Saskatchewan Ânskohk Writers Circle Inc. and the Indigenous Editors Association.