Our Ancestors left us with a lot of tools and a lot of resistance that is still in our bones today. So that gives me hope. I never lose hope in my Ancestors. I never lose hope in Indigenous youth.

Erica Violet Lee describes herself as a “grad student in Social Justice Education at U of T, Indigenous feminist, and community organizer from inner-city Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. [She is] a “nēhiyaw philosopher queen learning how to be a writer in the wastelands.”