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Jerome Fontaine

Indigenous Studies


Jerome Fontaine Title: Assistant Professor
Email: je.fontaine@uwinnipeg.ca

Biography:

Jerome Fontaine is the newest member of the deparment of Indigenous Studies at the University of Winnipeg. He previously taught at Laurentian University, Algoma University College, University of Manitoba and College of the Rockies.  Jerome has focused his research on the impact of traditional leadership from the perspective of obwandiac (nigig) and tecumtha (mizhibizhi), shingwauk (ah-ji-jawk) and traditional governance within the context of the n’swi-ish-ko-day-kawn anishinabeg o’dish-ko-day-kawn (Three Fires Confederacy). 

Publications:

"Our Hearts Are as One Fire: An Ojibway-Anishinabe Vision for the Future" UBC Press
https://www.ubcpress.ca/our-hearts-are-as-one-fire