Darrel J. McLeod
Darrel J. McLeod is Cree from treaty eight territory in Alberta. Darrel was a chief negotiator of land claims for the federal government and executive director of education and international affairs with Assembly of First Nations. He holds degrees in French Literature and Education. Peyakow: Reclaiming Cree Dignity is his second memoir following the events in his Governor General’s Literary Award-winning Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age.
Darrel lives, writes, and sings jazz in Sooke, B.C. and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.