John McDonald is a multi-disciplinary writer and artist originally from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. A sixth-generation direct descendant of Chief Mistawasis of the Plains Cree, John’s writings and artwork have been displayed in various publications, private and permanent collections, and galleries around the world. John is one of the founding members of the P.A. Lowbrow art movement, and is the Vice President of the Indigenous Peoples Artists Collective.
John has studied at England’s prestigious University of Cambridge, in July 2000 he made international headlines by symbolically ‘discovering’ and ‘claiming’ England for the First Peoples of the Americas. He is the author of Childhood Thoughts and Water, 2020. His latest work is Kikotam: He Speaks to It. John lives near Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan.