Lindsay Nixon is a Cree-Métis-Saulteaux curator, editor, writer, SSHRC doctoral scholarship recipient and McGill Art History PhD student. Nixon has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award, an Indigenous Voices Literary Award and several National Magazine Awards. Nixon’s first book nîtisânak is a memoir spanning nations, prairie punk scenes, and queer love stories. It explores despair and healing through community and family, using cyclical narrative techniques and drawing on their Cree, Saulteaux, and Métis ancestral teachings. Born and raised in the prairies, Nixon currently lives in Tio’tia:ke/Mooniyaang—unceded Haudenosaunee and Anishinabe territories (Montreal, QC).
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