Event Jan 11, 2019 - Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Woman leaning against red painted wallAn Evening with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson - January 11, 2019 - 7:30 pm  Pigott Auditorium 

free event


Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a renowned Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer and artist, who has been widely recognized as one of the most compelling Indigenous voices of her generation. Her work breaks open the intersections between politics, story and song—bringing audiences into a rich and layered world of sound, light, and sovereign creativity.

Working for over a decade 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. She holds a PhD from the University of Manitoba, is currently a Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University and faculty at the Dechinta Centre for Research & Learning in Denendeh.

Book cover of As We Have Always Done, dark blue jacket with white lettering