Marisa Finley was born and raised in Alberta and calls Amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton) home. She has both Métis and settler ancestry.
Marisa is a queer, Métis grassroots activist, multi-disciplinary artist, community organizer and a published writer. She divides her time between her artistic pursuits in creative writing, her education and justice initiatives that impact her local community. Marisa's work has been published in the Huffington Post, Guts Feminist Magazine, and The Edmonton Women's Initiative among others. She is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Communications program at MacEwan University.
Marisa is passionate about reciprocal, future-oriented, land-based relationships. She is dedicated to a decolonized future that honours the ancestral knowledge of the peoples of Turtle Island.