Leanne Betasomosake Simpson

Leanne Betasomosake Simpson
Photo courtesy of Nadya Kwandibens
Leanne Betasomosake Simpson is the author of three books:  Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back The Gift Is In the Making,  and  Islands of Decolonial Love , and the editor of  Lighting the Eighth Fire This Is An Honour Song  (with Kiera Ladner), and  The Winter We Danced: Voice from the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement  (Kino-nda-niimi collective). Leanne holds a Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba and has lectured at universities across Canada. She is of Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg ancestry and a member of Alderville First Nation.

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