Wanda is an Anishinabe-kwe word and image warrior, curator, community animator, arts consultant and Idle No More organizer from Beausoleil First Nation. Wanda Nanibush is the 2013 Dame Nita Barrow Distinguished Visitor at University of Toronto. She is also Curator in Residence at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery. Wanda Nanibush has over 15 years experience in the arts sector of Canada. Nanibush has worked in non-profit arts organizations such as the Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, ANDPVA, Peterborough Arts Umbrella, imagineNative film and media arts festival, ReFrame, and LIFT. She has published in many books and magazines including C magazine, Fuse, Muskrat, the book Women in a Globalizing World: Equality, Development, Diversity and Peace and This is an Honour Song: Twenty Years since the Blockades and co-edited InTensions journal on The Resurgence of Indigenous Women’s Knowledge and Resistance in Relation to Land and Territoriality: Transnational and Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
Dame Nita Barrow Distinguished Visitor, OISE, University of Toronto
Curator in Residence,
funded by the Canada Council for the Arts