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Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Leanne Simpson by Nadya Kwandibens

Leanne Betasamosake 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 ofLighting 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 PhD 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. Follow her on Twitter @betasamosake.