Monica Jane Goulet. (b.

1957)
Métis poet Monica Goulet is originally from the community of Cumberland House, Saskatchewan. She has Bachelor of Education from SUNTEP and a BA. (1996) and MBA (2007) from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2006 she was the first-ever Recipient of the Scotiabank Aboriginal Business Education Award. She is the youngest child of Archie Goulet and Veronique Carrière, and is the sister of Keith Goulet an educator and former MLA, who was the first Métis cabinet minister with the provincial government. Her sister Brenda has had a long career as an Area Director with Community Youth and Corrections in Manitoba. Her writing has appeared in The En’owkin Journal of First North American Peoples, New Breed and Briarpatch. Monica was awarded the YWCA, 2008 Women of Distinction award for “Community Builder” for her holistic approach in community development when working in the diverse multicultural community of Saskatoon. She has held positions as Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Coordinator and Human Resource consultant for the City of Saskatoon.

Compiled by Lawrence Barkwell Coordinator of Metis Heritage and History Research Louis Riel Institute

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