Wab Kinew

Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba

Wab Kinew

Wab Kinew is a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs at the University of Winnipeg, and a unique blend of broadcaster, journalist and community leader. He has served as a correspondent with Aljazeera America. 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. Wab is also an Honourary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.