Riley Yesno

Riley Yesno, Writer / Researcher / Public Speaker, University of Toronto / Yellowhead Institute

Riley Yesno - Writer / Researcher / Public Speaker:University of Toronto / Yellowhead Institute Riley Yesno (she/her) is a queer Anishinaabe writer, researcher, and public speaker from Eabametoong First Nation. Riley grew up primarily in Thunder Bay, ON and currently calls Toronto, ON, and St. John’s, NL, home. She has experience working at all levels of change-making, has travelled the world public speaking, has been published in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Maclean’s, and many others. She is currently a Canadian Journalism Foundation Fellow, a Yellowhead Institute Research Fellow, a Massey College Junior Fellow and is beginning her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto.