Albert Dumont

Scheduled during the evening concerts
Saturday April 28, opening address, Sanctuary
And scheduled during the free daytime programming
Saturday April 28, 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm, Room 5 (upstairs)

(Algonquin, Kitigan Zibi, Anishinabeg)

Albert Dumont is a Poet, Storyteller, Speaker and a Traditional Teacher. He was born and raised in traditional Algonquin territory. He has been walking the “Red Road” since commencing his sobriety in 1989. He has published four books of poetry and short stories and one children’s book written in three languages. Several organizations, both native and non-native, are currently featuring his poetry in their promotions, among them are the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health and the Native Veterans Association.

Albert has dedicated his life to promoting Aboriginal spirituality and healing and to protecting the rights of Aboriginal peoples particularly the young. He is the father of two daughters and grandfather of four grandchildren.

Albert Dumont is the Founder of Turtle Moons Contemplations.