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Dr. Martin Cannon, PhD

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Martin Cannon is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Six Nations at Grand River Territory. He is Associate Professor of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto, Canada. His published work has focused on the complexity of challenges facing educators charged with decolonizing education and bringing Indigenous knowledge into the academy, colonial dominance and racism, including sex discrimination in Canada's Indian Act. He has been an advocate for legislative changes to colonial policy, and has worked with organizations like the Native Women's Association of Canada, Union of Ontario Indians, and the National Centre for First Nations Governance. His book "Racism, Colonialism, and Indigeneity in Canada", is co-edited with Dr Lina Sunseri and is published by Oxford University Press.  His forthcoming book Undoing Citizenship Injustice: Racism, Sexism and Indian Status in Canada is currently under revision with the University of Toronto Press.