Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. An unflinching account of addiction, trauma, and sexual violence, In My Own Moccasins exposes the legacy of colonialism and shows how Knott reclaimed her spirit.
Helen Knott is a Dane Zaa, Nehiyaw, and mixed Euro-descent woman living in Northeastern BC. In 2016 Helen was a global change-maker featured by the Nobel Women’s Initiative for being committed to ending gender-based violence. Helen was selected as a 2019 RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Author.