Born in Fort Qu'appelle, Saskatchewan, Mary Longman Aski-Piyesiwiskwew is a Salteaux visual artist from the Gordon Band near Punnichy, Saskatchewan. With an undergraduate degree from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver and a Master's degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art, she is a Ph.D. Candidate in Art Education at the University of Victoria. She illustrated Beth and Stan Cuthand's bilingual children's book The Little Duck / Sikihpsis (Theytus, 2003).

[BCBW 2005]