Earlene Bitterman

“Animation combined with traditional knowledge is the key to protect our Métis culture and language”

Earlene is a Red River Métis graphics artist, cartoonist and digital animator born in Pouce coupe BC to a traditional Métis family and raised in various communities in the north. She developed her artistic skills living in remote communities on the Dempster highway NWT, stikine river and the Haida Gwaii. She has successfully published a series of Michif animations and is a contributing artist in a Indigenous Northern learning to read series which received the Lieutenant governors award for literacy.