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Wendy Makoons Genius

Wendy Makoons Geniusz (2004-2005) is director of American Indian studies and assistant professor of foreign languages at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. She teaches courses in traditional American Indian cultures and the Ojibwe language. She is the author os Our Knowledge Is Not Primitive: Decolonizing Botanical Anishinaabe Teachings (Syracuse University Press) and editor of Chi-mewinzha: Ojibwe Stories from Leech Lake (University of Minnesota Press) and Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings (University of Minnesota Press).