- Tracey Lindberg, Indigenous-Rights Activist, Professor of Law & Acclaimed Author of ‘Birdie’
Tracey Lindberg is an award winning author, scholar and best-selling author. She researches, teaches and writes in the areas of Indigenous Education, Indigenous laws and legal orders, Indigenous women and Indigenous inherent leadership and authorities.
Birdie, her first novel, was a national bestseller, a CBC Canada Reads finalist, a best book of the year, a finalist for an Alberta Literary Award and the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, and a longlisted selection of the International DUBLIN Literary Award. Lindberg was named a CBC “Writers to Watch.”
An in demand speaker and lecturer, her intellectually stimulating and heartfelt teaching and speaking has been called among / the best many have ever heard. She has been a much lauded and downloaded guest for her discussions on In Conversation with Shelagh Rogers and CBC Radio’s q and CBC’s Ideas Reconciliation Before Reconciliation.
Grounding her work in the strength and voice of Iskwewak / Cree women and thinking globally about Indigenous peoples as actors with agency, Tracey Lindberg speaks with triumphant thoughtfulness about ways and means of building better relationships, communities, institutions and Nations.
A citizen of the Kelly Lake Cree Nation who honours her Nehiyawak /Cree and Metis relations, Tracey considers herself to be next in a long line of argumentative Cree women.