Gail Tremblay

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Gail Tremblay
Born (1945-12-15)December 15, 1945[1]
Buffalo, New York, United States
Nationality Mi'kmaq-Onondaga
Education BA University of New Hampshire, MFA University of Oregon
Known for Installation art, basket weaving, poetry

Gail Tremblay (born 1945) is a Mi'kmaq and Onondaga writer and artist.


Tremblay was born on 15 December 1945 in Buffalo, New York.[1] She received her BA in drama from the University of New Hampshire and an MFA in English from the University of Oregon, Eugene in 1969.[1]

Writing and education career[edit]

She currently teaches at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. In writing she is largely known for poetry.[2]

Visual art[edit]

Tremblay combines traditional techniques and materials with contemporary artistic expression, such as her woven pieces and baskets,[3] created from experimental materials such as exposed film.


  1. ^ a b c Vigil, Jennifer C. "Gail Tremblay." Museum of Contemporary Native Arts: Vision Project. (retrieved 10 May 2011)
  2. ^ Native American authors project
  3. ^ Froelick Gallery