Amoo Allen Angeconeb [cover art] is an Anishnabe artist. He has traveled and exhibited extensively in Canada and the United States, and has journeyed to Europe, North Africa, and South East Asia. Amoo studied at Lakehead University and York University, and has taught Native Studies at Dalhousie. His work has been purchased by The Art Gallery of Novia Scotia, The Canada Council Art Bank, The Canadian Museum of Civilization, and The Royal Ontario Museum.
Donald J. Auger (B.A. [Laurentian]; LL.B. [Queen's]; M.A., History [Lakehead]; of the Bar of Ontario) is an Ojibwa from the Pays Plat First Nation on the north shore of Lake Superior. Mr. Auger is presently enrolled at Osgoode Hall, York University (Faculty of Law) in the Doctor of Jurisprudence program. He teaches at Lakehead University in the Indigenous Learning Program.
Raymond P. Auger is a member of the Pays Plat First Nation in the Robinson Superior treaty area. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree (Sociology) at Laurentian University at Sudbury, Ontario in 1974. He works for the Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services as a Probation and Parole Officer out of Walkerton. Much of his experience has been with members of First Nation communities. He is presently enrolled at the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto, where he is completing work on a Masters degree in Criminology. The topic of his research paper relates to violence against women in Aboriginal communities.
Lorraine Brundige is a Cree MÈtis woman from The Pas, Manitoba. She is the first graduate of Lakehead University's new Master of Arts Degree program in Native and Canadian Philosophy. Her thesis is on "Continuity of Native Values: Cree and Ojibwa." She will continue her graduate work in philosophy at the University of Oregon in the Autumn of 1997.
V. F. Cordova, Ph.D., Philosophy, University of New Mexico; Apache.
Anthony N. Doob is Professor of Criminology at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. He is one of the foremost criminologists in Canada.
Paul Driben is Professor of Anthropology at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He has been learning from and writing about Ojibwa and other Aboriginal peoples for more than twenty-five years.
Thurman Lee Hester Jr. is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation. He is active in the Indian community of central Oklahoma and has served as a Board Member of the OK Choctaw Tribal Alliance. Lee has taught Indigenous Philosophy and Native American Law and Policy at universities in Canada and the United States.
Dennis McPherson is an Ojibwa and a member of the Couchiching First Nation at Fort Frances, Ontario. To better understand the issues concerning First Nations communities Mr. McPherson has earned degrees in the arts (B.A.), in social work (H.B.S.W.), in philosophy (H.B.A. - Phil) and in law (LL.B. and LL.M.). Mr. McPherson is co-director of the Native Philosophy Project at Lakehead University and co-author with Dr. Douglas Rabb of Indian from the Inside: A Study in Ethno-Metaphysics. As Chair he was instrumental in the development of the Department of Indigenous Learning within Lakehead University and the Masters Program in Native Philosophy. He is currently a professor in the Department of Indigenous Learning.
Scott L. Pratt is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA. He is a non-native philosopher whose work is in American philosophy, broadly understood, and the history of philosophy. His work in Native American philosophy includes research on the influence of Native American thought on the development of American and European philosophy. He is also currently completing a project on Haudenosaunee conceptions of power and knowledge.
Dr. Douglas Rabb is professor of philosophy and co-director of the Native Philosophy Project at Lakehead University. He is co-author with Dennis McPherson of Indian from the Inside: A Study in Ethno-Metaphysics. Thunder Bay ON.: Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies, 1993.
Jace Weaver is a lawyer and a Ph.D. in religion. He is currently visiting lecturer in American Studies at Yale University. He is the author of Then to the Rock Let Me Fly: Luther Bohanon and Judicial Activism (University of Oklahoma, 1993) and the editor of Defending Mother Earth: Native American Perpectives on Environmental Justice (Orbis Books, 1996). He has two books scheduled for publication this fall: That the People Might Live: Native American Literatures and Native American Community and Native American Religious Identity in a Post-Christian Age.
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"Anishnabe World View," drawing by Anishnabe artist Amoo Allen Angeconeb
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