Lecture topic: Tricksters & butterflies: belonging beyond this day
Don McIntyre is Ojibway of the Wolf Clan from Timiskaming First Nation. His Anishinabe mowin name is AhnAhnsisi. He has been adopted, in the Potlatch, by the Beaver Clan of the Nisga’a and carries the Blackfoot name Makóyoomaahkaa. Don is an Assistant Professor at the University of Lethbridge in the Dhillon School of Business as well as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo where he is affiliated with the Waterloo Institute of Social Innovation and Research (WISIR).
Don McIntyre is a sought-after speaker, presenting on Indigenous Art and Traditions, Law, Socio-Legal Pluralism, Social Innovation, Law and Society, Business, Governance, Colonization, Indigenization, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Leadership, Management, and Negotiations and Treaty. He has spent much of his life working to reconcile the position of Indigenous populations in Canada. He is also an award-winning painter and carver in the traditional style of his territories.
Prior to his work in academia, he worked for a large international law firm in the area of Corporate Litigation, eventually running his own law corporation practice focusing in the areas of Aboriginal law and governance, intellectual property and art law. Prior to becoming a faculty member in the Dhillon School of Business, Don taught in the Indigenous Studies Department and was the faculty lead for several programs at the Banff Centre in Aboriginal Leadership and Management Development.