Tracey Lindberg

Keynote Address

Presented by:

  • 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.

Presenter Bio:

Tracey Lindberg

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.


Sep 30 2022


8:45 am - 9:30 am


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