Monique Gray Smith


Monique Gray Smith is a mixed-heritage woman of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry and a proud mom of twins. Monique is an accomplished consultant, writer and international speaker. Her first novel, Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, won the 2014 Burt Award for First Nations, MΓ©tis and Inuit Literature. Monique and her family are blessed to live on Lekwungen territory in Victoria, British Columbia. For more information, visit


Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience

Monique Gray Smith


My Heart Fills with Happiness

Monique Gray Smith and Julie Flett