Wab Kinew Bio

Wab Kinew (pron: WOB ka-NOO) is a one-of-a-kind talent, named by the National Post as “an aboriginal leader seeking to engage with Canadians at large”. He is the MLA for Fort Rouge in Manitoba and the author of the award winning Number 1 national bestseller “The Reason You Walk: A Memoir.” Wab is a former University executive, host of the documentary series “8th Fire” and past host CBC’s Canada Reads literary competition. Wab is also an Honourary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.