jaye simpson is an Oji-Cree Saulteaux trans woman from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. Their work, including poetry, prose, essays, and fiction, has appeared in numerous magazines. Their first book of poetry, it was never going to be okay, is forthcoming this fall.
Historically, Black and Indigenous trans women were honoured within our communities. Today, Land Back means undoing transmisogyny in our movements and restoring the cultural importance of non-colonial gender identities.