Harold R. Johnson
Harold R. Johnson is a member of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation. He is the author of five works of fiction and four works of non-fiction, including the genre-blending Clifford and Firewater: How Alcohol Is Killing My People (and Yours), a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction. Born and raised in northern Saskatchewan, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy and worked as a logger, trapper, and miner before attending university as an adult. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Johnson managed a private practice for several years before becoming a Crown Prosecutor. He lives in the north end of Saskatchewan with his wife Joan.