Niigaan Sinclair has commented in and written for international and national print media and is on sabbatical from his job as an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba.
He is Anishinaabe, born and grew up in Treaty One, and joined the Winnipeg Free Press as a columnist in 2018.
He is also a recovering high school teacher.
Recent articles of Niigaan Sinclair
Northern lights intersection of Indigenous science, spirits5 minute read Preview Friday, Mar. 24, 2023
Inquiry into Chinese interference necessary, no matter where lumps land5 minute read Preview Monday, Mar. 20, 2023
Canada’s corridors of power no place for toxic, racist behaviour5 minute read Preview Friday, Mar. 3, 2023
When the first and longest-serving First Nations woman in the British Columbia legislature resigned last month, she blamed rampant, toxic and racist behaviour.
Trudeau government shows utter disregard for its own 2021 Indigenous rights legislation5 minute read Preview Friday, Feb. 24, 2023
Fomenting hate sets stage for heinous criminals’ devastating acts5 minute read Preview Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022
Recognizing Indigenous names a small step5 minute read Preview Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022
I wrote a column in March about how the Manitoba Vital Statistics Act marginalizes Indigenous names and maintains the legacy of residential schools.