Kamala Todd is Métis-Cree with roots in St. Paul de Métis Settlement and Whitefish Lake Alberta. She is grateful to live in the beautiful homelands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓- and Skwxwú7mesh-speaking people, also known as Vancouver, where she was born and raised. Todd is a community planner, filmmaker, writer and curator with an MA in cultural geography (UBC). For six years, she was the City of Vancouver’s Aboriginal Social Planner (2000-06). Todd’s film credits include Indigenous Plant Diva, Cedar and Bamboo, RELAW: Living Indigenous Laws and Sharing our Stories: The Vancouver Dialogues Project. In 2015, she created a video series about Indigenous law for the University of Victoria’s Indigenous Law Research Unit. Todd writes and directs for children’s television, including the Indigenous science series Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show on APTN. She is the author of “This Many-storied Land” published in In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation (2016). She recently completed a report for the Vancouver Parks Board entitled Truth-Telling: Indigenous Perspectives on Working with Municipal Governments (2017). Todd has curated special events and exhibits for such groups as Indian Summer Festival, David Suzuki Foundation and the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre. She is the proud and grateful mother of Kai and Anostin, emerging artists and storytellers themselves.