Leanne Betasomosake Simpson

Leanne Betasomosake Simpson
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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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