Rhonda is a Settler/Dene writing, editing, and grant consultant. She specializes in ensuring that underrepresented people are given space in projects.
She has facilitated dialogues with community and non-profit organizations and presents workshops on working with Indigenous stories.
She has recently completed Al Rashid Mosque’s 80th anniversary book, Al Rashid Mosque: A Canadian Legacy and has two new books in progress: Taking Centre Stage: Stories That Inspire (co-authored with Lesley MacDonald) and Words That Hurt, Words That Heal: Inclusive Language in a Diverse World.
Her grant clients include Al Rashid Mosque, University of Calgary, Woman of Vision, non-profits, artists and businesses.
“Living on Treaty 6 land in Edmonton, AB. In the spirit of Treaties and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, I hope we can build relationships with each other and the land we live on.”
Rhonda’s essay “White Aboriginal Woman” appears in In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation, editor Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail (Brindle & Glass, 2016)