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Wab Kinew is a Canadian journalist, musician, broadcaster, and university administrator. He was named by Postmedia News as one of “Nine Aboriginal movers and shakers you should know”.
He is the interim Associate Vice-President for Indigenous Relations at The University of Winnipeg and a correspondent with Aljazeera America.
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In 2014, Wab successfully defended Joseph Boyden’s “The Orenda” on CBC’s Canada Reads literary competition. In 2012, he hosted the acclaimed documentary series “8th Fire”. His hip-hop music and journalism projects have won numerous awards. He has a BA in Economics, is completing a Master’s degree in Indigenous Governance and is a member of the Midewin. Wab is also an Honourary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.