Yolanda Bonnell (she/her) is a Queer Two-Spirit Anishinaabe-Ojibwe and South Asian, European mixed performer, playwright, multidisciplinary artist, and creator. Originally from Fort William First Nation in Thunder Bay, Ontario (Superior Robinson Treaty territory), her arts practice is now based in Tkarón:to (Canada). In 2016, Yolanda and Michif (Métis) artist Cole Alvis began manidoons collective, a circle of artists creating Indigenous performance. In February 2020, Yolanda’s four-time Dora nominated solo show bug was remounted at Theatre Passe Muraille. She was also a part of Factory Theatre’s The Foundry, a creation program for new career writers, where her play, Scanner continues to be developed towards production.