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Conor Kerr

Conor Kerr is a Métis educator, writer and harvester. Raised in Buffalo Pound Lake, Saskatchewan his family is descended from the Lac Ste. Anne & Fort Des Prairies Metis communities. Conor is the Manager of Indigenous Relations & Supports at NorQuest College and a sessional instructor in the pimâcihisowin program at MacEwan University. His writing has appeared in literary magazines such as Grain, Write Across Canada, and The Malahat Review.

Metis Harvesting in Alberta: Violence, Racism & Resistance

After the murders Jake Sansom and Morris Cardinal—two Metis hunters trying to get on the land to feed their families in this time of uncertainty—Conor Kerr reflects on his own experiences as a Metis hunter and some of the challenges more generally for Indigenous hunters.