Tracy Bear


Assistant Professor cross-appointed with the Faculty of Native Studies and Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Her dissertation: Power In My Blood: Corporeal Sovereignty Through a Praxis of Indigenous Eroticanalysis won the Governor General Gold Medal award in 2016. She is a Cree scholar from the Montreal Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. Her research areas are rooted in decolonial methodologies often found within Indigenous Studies. Specifically, she engages in the areas of: Indigenous Erotics & Eroticanalysis; Indigenous Feminism, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Sovereignty, Land & Body Politics; and Contemporary Indigenous Art.