OCAD U Graduate Students are invited for an intimate meet & greet with Indigenous scholar & award-winning columnist, Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, preceeded by a public talk.
Friday, Nov. 22
Public Talk: 1:30-3:00pm
100 McCaul St., Room 190
Meet & Greet for Graduate Students: 3:00-4:00pm
100 McCaul St., Room 187
The Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre: Indigenous Education Speaker Series invites OCAD U Graduate Students to an intimate meet & greet with Indigenous scholar and award-winning columnist, Dr. Niigaan Sinclair. This reception will be preceed by a public talk.
DR. NIIGAAN SINCLAIR PUBLIC TALK
Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 1:30pm-3:00pm
OCAD U, 100 McCaul St., Room 190
Dr. Sinclair’s talk will be followed by a question and answer period.
DR. NIIGAAN SINCLAIR GRADUATE STUDENT MEET & GREET
Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 3:00pm-4:00pm
OCAD U, 100 McCaul St., Room 187
“Reconciliation is about the hard work of sharing. It’s about resources, time, space and land. This means commitment to change, in all its complicatedness.” Niigaan Sinclair, Winnipeg Free Press, 08/17/2018
Dr. Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe from St. Peter’s/Little Peguis, Manitoba. Currently on sabbatical as an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba, his work spans national and international print and publications. In 2018, he joined the Winnipeg Free Press as a columnist and in May 2019, Niigaan was named Canada’s Best Columnist, winning also a distinguished National Newspaper Award. He is also a recovering high school teacher.