Neepin Auger is a Cree artist, educator and mother. Originally from the Bigstone Cree Nation in northern Alberta, she has been painting for over twenty years, having studied art under her father, Dale Auger, a renowned First Nations artist and author of the award-winning children’s book Mwakwa – Talks to the Loon: A Cree Story for Children (Heritage House, 2006). Neepin graduated from the Department of Education and Schooling at Mount Royal University and is now a full-time teacher. She is also mother to one daughter, Gracie, whom she believes is her greatest masterpiece. Her first books in the series, Discovering Words and Discovering Numbers, were published by RMB in 2013. Neepin Auger lives in Calgary, Alberta.