Kade Ferris is an indigenous historian and researcher who has spent his career learning about the unique stories and facts about the Metis, Ojibwe, and other indigenous groups of the upper Great Plains and surrounding region. He has over 2 decades of experience working in indigenous cultural resource management and natural resource management, conducting research for land and resource issues, and building community capacity in historic preservation. He completed his undergraduate study in Anthropology at the University of North Dakota, and his graduate study at North Dakota State University.
He is the author of six books on the history and culture of the Ojibwe, Cree, and Metis people and has reached the Amazon top-100 list several times. His most recent work is a biography about Ojibwe Hall of Fame pitcher, Charles Albert Bender which was recently listed as one of the American Indians in Children's Literature Best Books of 2020!
Kade is from the Turtle Mountain Chippewa community of Belcourt in north-central North Dakota, and is an enrolled Metis Nation citizen of the Manitoba Metis Federation.