Minoway Sinclair

Minoway Sinclair
Sessional Instructor
Indigenous Studies
Office: Online

MA (UVic)

Area of expertise

Indigenous conceptions of strength, wellness and care.

Minoway Sinclair (Saulteaux/Cree) is an Anishinaabe community facilitator, decolonial consultant and educator. Minoway is Rainbow Trout Fish Clan and first-degree Midewiwin, born and raised in Tkaronto on the shores of Niigaanii Gichigami. Their father is from St Peters Indian Settlement, formerly Peguis’ settlement in Treaty 1 territory, Manitoba, and their mother is a first-generation Settler and intergenerational Jewish holocaust survivor.

Minoway received a Bachelor's degree in Social Work (X University) and a MA in Indigenous Governance (UVic). The focus in both their Master’s and doctoral work centers on Indigenous conceptions of strength, wellness and care. Currently working towards a PhD in Social Work at the University of Victoria, Minoway is also the founder and facilitator of Liberty Moves Wellness, offering culture-based strength and wellness programming to Indigenous 2SLGBTQ and womxn-identified folks in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas, as well as online across Turtle Island.