David Alexander Robertson, of Irish, Scottish, English, and Cree heritage, is a graphic novelist and writer who has long been an advocate for educating youth on indigenous history and contemporary issues. He has been recognized for his work in the field of indigenous education and won the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer in 2015. David has created several bestselling graphic novels, including the 7 Generations series, the Tales From Big Spirit series, as well as his newest graphic novel Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story. He was a contributor to the anthologies Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings From the Land of Water and Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection, and his work has been featured in CV2 and Prairie Fire. His first novel, The Evolution of Alice, was published in fall 2014.