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Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a renowned Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer and artist. Working for over a decade as an independent scholar using Nishnaabeg intellectual practices, Leanne has lectured and taught extensively at universities across Canada and has twenty years experience with Indigenous land-based education. Her latest book, As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom Through Radical Resistance, was published by the University of Minnesota Press in the fall of 2017, and was awarded Best Subsequent Book by the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association.
I Am the Artist Amongst My People

I Am the Artist Amongst My People

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson catches up with curator Wanda Nanibush and artist Rebecca Belmore to talk about Belmore's new Art Gallery of Ontario show, and the act of making monuments in the presence of community

Robert Houle: Honouring Ojibwa History

Robert Houle: Honouring Ojibwa History

Paris/Ojibwa is artist Robert Houle’s response to the history of a group of First Nations dancers who travelled to France in the 1840s as part of George Catlin’s “Indian Museum.” Leanne Simpson reviews, finding a powerful homage.