Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair

Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe (St. Peter’s/Little Peguis) and an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba. He is an award-winning writer, editor and activist who was named one of Monocle Magazine‘s “Canada’s Top 20 Most Influential People” and he won the 2018 Canadian columnist of the year at the National Newspaper Awards for his bi-weekly columns in The Winnipeg Free Press. In 2019 he won Peace Educator of the Year from the Peace and Justice Studies Association based at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is an international media commentator as a part of the "Power Panel" on CBC's Power & Politics and National Affairs panel on CBC's The Current. He is also a former secondary school teacher who has trained educators and students across Canada.
Learning an Indigenous language

Learning an Indigenous language through tech and the new normal

Gii wiijiiye Anishinaabemowin Zoom akinoomaageng. Try saying this phrase. Here’s how it’s pronounced. GEE WEE-JEE-YA AH-NISH-AH-NAH-BAY-MOW-IN ZOOM AH-KE-NOO-MAH-GAYNG. You just said, “I attended an Anishinaabe language Zoom class.” Zooming your…

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