Place of Birth: Qu’Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada
Date of Birth: February 20, 1941
Ethnicity: Cree First Nations
Buffy Sainte-Marie is a Native Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, pacifist, educator, and social activist.
Buffy was born on the Piapot Cree Indian reserve in the Qu’Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada. Both of her parents were Cree. She was adopted by Winifred and Albert Sainte-Marie, and was raised in Massachusetts. She later returned to Canada.