Don Marks was a Winnipeg-based writer, filmmaker, and sportscaster. Marks was once a street youth before being adopted by a First Nations family, and his work reflects a lifelong interest in Indigenous issues. His books are: Playing the White Man’s Game and They Call Me Chief, which was a Canadian best-seller. He also wrote and directed many documentaries, variety specials, music videos, and television episodes that highlighted Indigenous artists and athletes. Don Marks died in 2016.