Lee DeCora Francis (Penobscot/HoChunk) comes from both the Penobscot Indian Nation in Maine and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. She is a teacher at the tribal elementary school located at the Penobscot Nation. She lives on Indian Island in Maine with her husband, two beautiful sons, and their cat.
Susan Drucker has loved drawing and painting since she was a child. An illustrator and artist, she lives with her husband in Bowdoinham, Maine, and has two grown children. She is thankful to have had the opportunity to learn about the Penobscot Indians while working on this book.