Professor Veldon Coburn, McGill University

Veldon Coburn is Anishinaabe, a citizen of the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation.  Veldon is an Associate Professor and Faculty Chair of Indigenous Relations at McGill University. His current research focuses on Indigenous identity politics, Canadian – Indigenous politics, settler colonialism, postcolonial theory, anti- and decolonizing theories of society, state and power. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Coburn has over a decade of professional experience in program and strategic Indigenous policy with the Government of Canada.