Mary Louise (née Bangs) Rockthunder, wêpanâkit, was an Elder of Cree, Saulteaux, and Nakoda descent, born, raised and married at nēhiyawipwātināhk / Piapot First Nation. She was born on October 16, 1913, and left for the spirit world over 90 years later on July 2, 2004.Jean L. Okimāsis, originally from White Bear First Nation, is a retired Cree Language educator, who taught for many years with the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College (now First Nations University of Canada). She continues to be active in the production of Cree Language materials and has been honoured for her past work with a Doctorate of Letters from the University of Regina. She has had a residential park named for her within the city of Regina, where she currently lives. Arok Wolvengrey is a Canadian linguist noted for his work with Amerindian languages. He received his Doctorate from the University of Amsterdam, following completion of a Bachelor degree at the University of Saskatchewan and a Master’s at the University of Manitoba. Wolvengrey is Professor of Algonquian Languages and Linguistics in the Department of Indigenous Languages, Arts, and Cultures at the First Nations University of Canada in Regina.