“Buffy Sainte-Marie: An Authorized Biography” Restores Agency to a Legendary Artist

She was the first woman to breastfeed on national television. She was banned from the airwaves by two U.S. presidents. She’s the only Indigenous artist ever to win an Academy Award. Folk hero. Songwriter icon. Living legend.

A long overdue work prioritizes Indigenous artist Buffy Sainte-Marie’s voice foremost, allowing her to set the record straight.