Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe and originally from St. Peter’s (Little Peguis) Indian Reserve. He writes for The Guardian, Prairie Fire, The Winnipeg Free Press and online with CBC Books: Canada Writes. He is the co-editor with Warren Cariou of Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water (HighWater Press), a lively and far-reaching anthology of texts which highlight Manitoba’s aboriginal presence. He is also co-editor of the forthcoming Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World Through Stories. Sinclair lives in Winnipeg, where he teaches Indigenous literatures and politics at the University of Manitoba, and builds community through his writing and advocacy work.