Ojibwe from Lac Seul First Nation and Bawating /
waaseyaa’sin Christine Sy is makwa odoodem (Bear Clan) from obiishkikaang Lac Seul First Nation and Island Lake, both in Ontario. A PhD of Indigenous Studies, Christine is concerned with the global and settler-colonial erosion, extinguishment, attenuation, and transformation of Anishinaabeg womxn’s economic sovereignty and security in their own territory. Her present research tells critical literary, archival, and living stories about Anishinaabeg womxn’s dynamic relationships with the sugar bush through Anishinaabe feminist interpretive lenses. Christine is committed to, in good relation with, the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ lands, waters and peoples from/with whom she and her family obtain their good life.