Deanna Reder (Cree-Métis)
Associate Professor, SFU
Depts. of English & First Nations Studies
Deanna Reder is one of the nine founding members of the Indigenous Literary Studies Association (ILSA). Its governing code, co-written by the founders in 2013, underlines much of the work that The People and the Text sets to accomplish: http://www.indigenousliterarystudies.org/governing-code
Reder is also the Series Editor for the Indigenous Studies Series at Wilfrid Laurier University Press (https://www.wlupress.wlu.ca/Series/I/Indigenous-Studies) and co-chair with Sam McKegney (Queens), Sophie McCall (SFU), and Sarah Henzi (UdeM) of the Indigenous Voices Awards (https://indigenousvoicesawards.org/).