Author Crow Massena, NY Colleen Farwell is the author of I Will Carry You, a children’s book about the unbreakable bond between mother and child, that features illustrations that interpret the works of six Indigenous artists. Colleen’s artwork was featured in the 2020 virtual artist series Gathering Seeds, produced by We Are the Seeds of CultureTrust. She belongs to the Crow people and descends from Gros Ventre. She is also adopted into the Mohawk people of Akwesasne through the Kanienkehaka longhouse. The mother of six splits her time between her home on Mohawk lands near Akwesasne and her company warehouse in Arizona. Colleen is the co-founder, COO, and CFO of Project Antelope. She is also founder and CEO of Black Canyon Distribution, a company that provides services to and is licensed by Indigenous communities throughout the West and Midwest. Through Black Canyon, she has connected Indigenous manufacturers with Indigenous retailers, helping small businesses grow and thrive in markets typically designed to snuff-out Indigenous expansion.