Event Location: 

Innovation Place - The Terrace
Main Floor Rotunda
10 Research Place

Presentation Speaker

Dr. Niigaanwewidam Sinclair
Professor in Native Studies, University of Manitoba

Dr. Sinclair is Anishinaabe (St. Peter's/Little Peguis) and is an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba. This year as a "Winnipeg Free Press" columnist, Dr. Sinclair was named Canada’s best columnist, winning a distinguished National Newspaper Award, He is a regular commentator on Indigenous issues on CTV, CBC, and APTN, and his written work can be found in the pages of The Exile Edition of Native Canadian Fiction and Drama, newspapers like The Guardian, and online with CBC Books: Canada Writes. Niigaan is the co-editor of the award-winning Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water (Highwater Press, 2011) and Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World Through Stories (Michigan State University Press, 2013), and is the Editorial Director of The Debwe Series with Portage and Main Press.

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