Cheryl Foggo is an author, screenwriter and playwright. She has a particular interest in the history of Black pioneers on the prairies and has written extensively on that subject, most significantly in Pourin' Down Rain: A Black Woman Claims Her Place in the Canadian West. Her young adult novels, One Thing That's True and I Have Been in Danger were finalists for the Governor General's Award and the Silver Birch Award respectively. Her most recent films are John Ware Reclaimed and Kicking Up A Fuss: The Charles Daniels Story. She lives in Calgary.
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