Leah Marie Dorion is a direct descendant of Jean Baptist Dorion! She is an Indigenous (Metis) interdisciplinary artist raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. She is a self-taught visual artist and credits her creative family for inspiring her to take up painting and the traditional Metis arts.
Leah is also a teacher, published author, and storyteller. Her art pays homage to women, earth based spirituality, and the Indigenous knowledge. Visit www.leahdorion.ca for more information about her artistic practice.
The cover art on Madame Dorian, “Michif Women Packers” was created in 2011 by Leah Marie Dorion.