SWG member and the 2020 recipient of The Cheryl and Henry Kloppenburg Award for Literary Excellence Louise Halfe – Sky Dancer has been appointed the ninth Parliamentary Poet Laureate! 

Louise was raised on Saddle Lake Reserve and attended Blue Quills Residential School. She is an accomplished poet who is known for weaving Cree language and teachings into her work. Louise was also Saskatchewan’s second Poet Laureate.

Congratulations Louise!


Details on the Parliamentary Poet Laureate position can be found here.