Lost Between The Cracks

Lost Between The Cracks

Lost Between The Cracks

Lost Between The Cracks


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The biography of Anishinaabe trans knowledge keeper, Mona Hardy, Lost Between The Cracks is the tale of resilience, determination, and the space between two cultures. Follow Mona from her childhood to the end of her life, from the remote forests of Northern Ontario to the big city and back, in this rich tale of adventure, love, advocacy, and more. Lost Between The Cracks is a true story, told thru Mona's memories and stories. It will make you laugh, make you cry, and make you look for the people in your life who have been lost between the cracks, in between cultures, who just need a lucky break or a helping hand. Written with ShaeMichelle Watson, a Settler Canadian novelist and dear friend of Mona's.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780228896418
Publisher: Tellwell Talent
Publication date: 09/30/2023
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

MONA HARDY was born in Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation) and left home at a young age. She has lived across Canada and the world. Mona is an artist, dancer, craftsperson, and knowledge keeper in her community. She is also a patient advocacy leader for Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and beyond, working with patients in the renal department, where she has been one of the most successful dialysis patients ever seen. Mona leads a support group for trans and two-spirit people thru the Northwest Community Health Centre and is a part of the Ontario Native Women's Association's provincial advisory board, Anti-Human Trafficking Liason Programme, and an advocate for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. In 2021, she was awarded the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers, the highest award for civilian volunteers in Canada. SHAEMICHELLE WATSON is a Settler Canadian born in Deshkan Ziibi (London, Ontario) and raised on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg of Anemki Wajiw and the Kaministiqueg Anishinaabek, also known as Thunder Bay, Ontario. ShaeMichelle is a dear friend of Mona and a novelist who is deeply proud to have helped tell Mona's important story..
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