Wab Kinew
Wab Kinew (pron: WOB ka-NOO) is a one-of-a-kind talent, named by Postmedia News as one of "9 Aboriginal movers and shakers you should know." He is the Director of Indigenous Inclusion at the University of Winnipeg. In 2012, he hosted the acclaimed CBC Television series "8th Fire." His hip-hop has won an Aboriginal People's Choice Music Award. His journalism has won an Adrienne Clarkson RTNDA Award, a Gabriel Award and been nominated for a Gemini Award. He has a BA in Economics and is a member of the Midewin.

Entries by Wab Kinew

Honour the Apology: Fasting for My Father, a Residential School Survivor

(97) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 8:22 AM

This may sound funny, but history is not confined to the past. Just over a week ago I was at my childhood home on the reserve when I heard the news that my father and uncles Fred, Tootoons and John were likely part of one of these "nutritional...

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Idle No More Is Not Just an "Indian Thing"

(310) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 11:28 AM

What is "Idle No More"?

It is a loosely knit political movement encompassing rallies drawing thousands of people across dozens of cities, road blocks, a shoving match on Parliament Hill between chiefs and mounties and one high profile hunger strike.

It is also a...

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