GRADUATE ASSISTANT – American Indian & Indigenous Studies
GRADUATE STUDENT – Community Sustainability
Grant Gliniecki (he/they) is a graduate student in Community Sustainability at Michigan State University. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Rochester in 2018. In 2019, he founded Giitigan, an Anishinaabe Community Garden, at the heart of Nkwejong // Where the rivers meet (Lansing, MI). Grant serves as Giitigan’s President, the Outreach Coordinator for the Indigenous Graduate Student Collective, and an MSU Extension Master Gardener, among other community roles. He works to weave conventional settler sustainability sciences, oral histories, cultural heritage archives, and Anishinaabe sciences into sustainable, loving food relationships with Anishinaabewaki // Anishinaabe land and our more-than-human relatives.