Niigonwedom Sinclair

Niigonwedom James Sinclair’s critical and creative work has been translated into several languages and can be found in journals such as Prairie Fire, Canadian Literature, The Goose and in periodicals such as Urban NDN, Canadian Dimension, and The Winnipeg Free Press. In 2009, he co-edited (with Renate Eigenbrod) a double-issue of The Canadian Journal of Native Studies (Vol. 29, Issue 1&2) focusing on “Responsible, Ethical, and Indigenous-Centred Literary Criticisms of Indigenous Literatures.”

Niigonwedom’s other short stories and essays have appeared in Tales from Moccasin Avenue (Totem Pole, 2006), Across Cultures/Across Borders: Canadian Aboriginal and Native American Literatures (Broadview, 2009), Stories Through Theories/Theories Through Stories: North American Indian Writing, Storytelling, and Critique (Michigan State UP, 2010), and Troubling Tricksters: Revisioning Critical Conversations (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2010). Originally from St. Peter’s (Little Peguis) First Nation in Manitoba, Canada, he now lives in Winnipeg.