Tasha Beeds is an Indigenous scholar of nêhiyaw, Metis, and Barbadian ancestry from the Treaty 6 territories of Saskatchewan. She is a creative artist, a poet, a community engaged Water/Land activist, a Water Walker, and a Mide-kwe from Minweyweywigaan Lodge out of Roseau River First Nations and Wiikwemkoong Unceded Reserve. The message she carries through her creative and academic work mirrors Indigenous ideas of relationality.
She asserts Indigenous ways of knowing and being have survived, are valued, and need be shared to help not only Indigenous people, but all of Creation. Tasha is currently an Indigenous Studies Professor at the University of Sudbury.