American and Canadian Studies Seminar
Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair
Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe and originally from St. Peter’s (Little Peguis) Indian Settlement near Selkirk, Manitoba. He is an award-winning editor and writer and a regular commentator on Indigenous issues on CBC, CTV, and APTN and internationally for outlets like Al-Jazeera and The Guardian. He is co-editor of the upcoming collection The Winter We Danced: Voices of the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement with Arbeiter Ring Press. Currently at the University of Manitoba, Niigaan teaches courses in Indigenous literatures, cultures, histories, and politics.