ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY, the Winged Poet, was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey. In 1944, while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean.
Margaret Noodin is professor of English and American Indian studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she also serves as the director of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education. She is the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature and Weweni (Wayne State University Press, 2015), a collection of bilingual poems in Anishinaabemowin and English.
Angela Mesic is Associate Lecturer of the first year Anishinaabemowin courses at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She obtained her bachelor's degree in the field of psychology and is currently working on a Masters of Community Psychology. Angela has a strong interest in research focused on psychology of learning and curriculum development. At the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education she is A Project Manager for several projects in language revitalization with regional partners including the Indian Community School, several tribal nations and universities throughout the United States.
Susan Wade is a dissertator in history at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her work focuses on maple sugar production by Indigenous women in the Great Lakes region during the fur trade era. Besides being a translator and food historian, she has taught and practiced historic cooking at living history sites in Canada and the United States.