Prestigious Speaker Visits
On Wednesday, March 21, Lakehead Public Schools staff will have the opportunity to participate in an informal discussion with well-known speaker Dr. Niigaan Sinclair. The noted commentator, activist and writer of Indigenous issues will be speaking to Lakehead Public Schools staff in the Scandia Room of the Valhalla Inn.
Dr. Niigaan Sinclair Biography
Dr. Sinclair has been with the University of Manitoba since 2012 researching a number of topics including Indigenous literature, graphic novels, and masculinities. He is a regular commentator on CBC, CTV, and APTN regarding current Indigenous issues and recently, testified at the Clean Environment Commission of Manitoba hearings on the Keeyask Generating Station and Bipole III transmission line. An activist as well as a writer, he has helped organize Idle No More Winnipeg events and has co-edited three award-winning collections: Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World Through Stories, Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water, and The Winter We Danced: Voices of the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement.