Gina Starblanket

Gina Starblanket is an Associate Professor in Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria and is the former Canada Research Chair in the Politics of Decolonization at the University of Calgary. Gina is Cree and Saulteaux and a member of the Star Blanket Cree Nation in Treaty 4 territory. She is the Principal Investigator of the Prairie Indigenous Relationality Network, and her research takes up questions of Indigenous-settler political relations in Canada, the politics of treaty implementation, prairie Indigenous life, gender and Indigenous feminism. She is the author of important interventions theorizing relational responsibilities to the land, co-author of the award-winning book, Storying Violence: Unravelling Colonial Narratives in the Stanley Trial (ARP Press, 2020), and coeditor of the 5th edition of Visions of the Heart: Issues Involving Indigenous Peoples In Canada. She is also in the process of editing the 3rd edition of Making Space for Indigenous Feminisms, 3rd ed. (Forthcoming in 2023, Fernwood Press).