Our Voice of Fire

Our Voice of Fire

A Memoir of a Warrior Rising

Written by: Morin, Brandi

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A wildfire of a debut memoir by internationally recognized French/Cree/Iroquois journalist Brandi Morin set to transform the narrative around Indigenous Peoples.

Brandi Morin is known for her clear-eyed and empathetic reporting on Indigenous oppression in North America. She is also a survivor of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls crisis and uses her experience to tell the stories of those who did not survive the rampant violence. From her time as a foster kid and runaway who fell victim to predatory men and an oppressive system to her career as an internationally acclaimed journalist, Our Voice of Fire chronicles Morin’s journey to overcome enormous adversity and find her purpose, and her power, through journalism. This compelling, honest book is full of self-compassion and the purifying fire of a pursuit for justice.

A wildfire of a debut memoir by internationally recognized French/Cree/Iroquois journalist Brandi Morin set to transform the narrative around Indigenous Peoples.

Brandi Morin is known for her clear-eyed and empathetic reporting on Indigenous oppression in North America. She is also a survivor of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls crisis and uses her experience to tell the stories of those who did not survive the rampant violence. From her time as a foster kid and runaway who fell victim to predatory men and an oppressive system to her career as an internationally acclaimed journalist, Our Voice of Fire chronicles Morin’s journey to overcome enormous adversity and find her purpose, and her power, through journalism. This compelling, honest book is full of self-compassion and the purifying fire of a pursuit for justice.

Published By House of Anansi Press Inc — Aug 2, 2022
Specifications 224 pages | 5 in x 7.5 in
Written By

BRANDI MORIN is an award-winning French/Cree/Iroquois journalist from Treaty 6, Alberta, Canada. For the last ten years Brandi has specialized in sharing Indigenous stories, which have influenced reconciliation in Canada’s political, cultural, and social environments. She is one of Canada’s most prominent voices on Indigenous issues. Morin has published or broadcast with the New York TimesNational Geographic, the Guardian, the Toronto Star, Al Jazeera English, ViceElle Canada, CBC’s Power & Politics, and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network National News, among many other outlets. She won a Human Rights Reporting award from the Canadian Association of Journalists for her work with the CBC’s Beyond 94 project tracking the progress of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. She has worked with Journalists for Human Rights and has presented to various university campuses in Canada and the United States regarding her work as an Indigenous journalist and is in high demand for commentary and expertise on Indigenous topics.

Written By

BRANDI MORIN is an award-winning French/Cree/Iroquois journalist from Treaty 6, Alberta, Canada. For the last ten years Brandi has specialized in sharing Indigenous stories, which have influenced reconciliation in Canada’s political, cultural, and social environments. She is one of Canada’s most prominent voices on Indigenous issues. Morin has published or broadcast with the New York TimesNational Geographic, the Guardian, the Toronto Star, Al Jazeera English, ViceElle Canada, CBC’s Power & Politics, and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network National News, among many other outlets. She won a Human Rights Reporting award from the Canadian Association of Journalists for her work with the CBC’s Beyond 94 project tracking the progress of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. She has worked with Journalists for Human Rights and has presented to various university campuses in Canada and the United States regarding her work as an Indigenous journalist and is in high demand for commentary and expertise on Indigenous topics.


Brandi Morin’s raw, honest, and beautifully written story is a must-read for all.

” —Crystal Echo Hawk, found and executive director, IllumiNative

Brandi Morin is one of the most important Indigenous journalists and warriors of our time. Her raw, honest, and beautifully written story of her experiences, trauma, reliance, and perseverance is a must-read for all.

” —Crystal Echo Hawk, founder and executive director, IllumiNative

A searingly honest, thought-provoking, and ultimately empowering exploration of pain and the quest for justice.

” —Dan Levy

Our Voice Of Fire is a searingly honest, thought-provoking, and ultimately empowering exploration of pain and the quest for justice. By sharing her stories with the world, Brandi Morin makes a beautiful proclamation that there can be a hopeful path through trauma without diminishing the significance of the trauma itself, both personal and intergenerational. These are stories that need to be told and stories that need to be read.

” —Dan Levy

This memoir is indeed written in fire: it can warm and it can scorch.

” —Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything

Brandi Morin is a remarkable writer and a true original, her unique and clarion voice ringing out in the crowded field of contemporary journalism. This memoir is indeed written in fire: it can warm and it can scorch. And it casts a circle of light in the darkness.

” —Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything

An indispensable memoir from one of the most informative voices in contemporary journalism.

” —Waubgeshig Rice, author of Moon of the Crusted Snow

An indispensable memoir from one of the most informative voices in contemporary journalism. Brandi Morin’s life story is one of dedication and triumph in spite of the many traumas inflicted upon Indigenous women by the settler colonial state. Through it all, her truth and hope persevere. This book will influence and inspire communities everywhere.

” —Waubgeshig Rice, author of Moon of the Crusted Snow