The Winter We Danced: The Idle No More Movement and the Future of Canada

Locations
Arts building, Lecture Room 6
Category
Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Students, Teaching
Date(s)
Monday 3rd February 2014 (13:00-14:00)
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Description

  • 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.