Myra J. Tait is a member of Berens River First Nation and mother of four children. She has a law degree from the University of Manitoba and is a Master's student in law. Myra has done field research in New Zealand and Australia with the Comparative Indigenous Constitutional Politics Project at Mamawipawin.
Kiera L. Ladner is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Politics and Governance in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. She received her PhD from Carleton University in 2001. Alongside Leanne Simpson, she held a position at Trent from 2000- 2002. She is a leading scholar in the field of Indigenous politics and is widely published in Canada, Australia, the United States and Mexico.