(Algonquin, Kitigan Zibi, Anishinabeg)
Albert Dumont, a Traditional Teacher, was born and raised in traditional Algonquin territory. He has been walking the “Red Road” since commencing his sobriety in 1989. He is a poet and has published 5 books of poetry. 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 served with the Ottawa Native Concerns Committee since 1993 and also served with the Ottawa and District Injured Workers Group for 6 years.
Albert has dedicated his life to promoting Aboriginal spirituality and healing and to protecting the rights of Aboriginal peoples particularly those as they affect the young.
Albert Dumont is the Founder of Turtle Moons Contemplations.