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About the Author

Linda Tuhiwai Te Rina Smith is a professor of indigenous education at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand.  She affiliates to the Ngati Awa and Ngati Porou iwi. In the 2013 New Year Honours, Smith was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to Maori and education.

About the Author

Leanne Simpson is a researcher, writer, and educator of Mississauga and Scottish ancestry. She is a member of the gidigaa bzhiw dodem and a citizen of the Nishnaabeg nation. Leanne holds a PhD from the University of Manitoba and is the past director of Indigenous Environmental Studies at Trent University. Her research interests include Indigenist theory and methodology, Indigenous political cultures and traditional governance, Nishnaabeg women, Indigenous Knowledge, and Indigenous philosophies on land and the environment. Leanne currently teaches at the Centre for World Indigenous Knowledge at Athabasca University and has previously taught at Trent University, the University of Victoria, the University of Manitoba, and Tampere University in Finland.

About the Author

Ken Robinson is one of the world’s most influential educators. He also advises governments, corporations, and leading cultural institutions. Lou Aronica is the author of four novels and coauthor of The Element and Finding Your Element. He lives in Connecticut.