Warren Cariou (Métis)
Professor, U of Manitoba 
Dept. of English, Theatre, Film & Media

Warren Cariou is the Series Editor of the First Voices, First Texts Series at the University of Manitoba Press. In 2019 this series released the collected works of Vera Manuel, titled Honouring the Strength of Indian Women: Plays, Stories, Poetry.


Rick Monture (Mohawk)
Associate Professor, McMaster University
Depts. of English & Cultural Studies and Indigenous Studies

Rick Monture is Mohawk, Turtle clan, from Six Nations, and an Associate Professor in the Department of English & Cultural Studies and Indigenous Studies at McMaster University.  He is the author of We Share Our Matters: Two Centuries of Writing and Resistance at Six Nations of the Grand River (2014).


Rudy Reimer/Yumks (Squamish)
Associate Professor, SFU
Depts. of Indigenous Studies &

Rudy Reimer, or Yumks, is an Indigenous Archaeologist from Skwxwu7mesh Uxwumixw who implements Indigenous perspectives into his research. He is the host of Wild Archaeology on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.


Brendan Edwards
Curator, W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections,

Queen's University Library

Brendan Edwards is a settler-Canadian of mixed northwestern European ancestry. He is the author of Paper Talk: a History of Libraries, Print Culture, and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada before 1960 (2005), and a number of essays including contributions to volumes 2 and 3 of the History of the Book in Canada (2005, 2007) and Comparative Print Culture (2020).

Warren Cariou
Rick Monture
Rudy Reimer
Brendan Edwards