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Aimée Craft


Associate Professor

Prof. Aimée Craft is an associate professor at the Faculty Law, University of Ottawa, and an Anishinaabe-Métis lawyer from Manitoba. She is a leader in the area of Indigenous laws, treaties and water. She prioritizes Indigenous-led and interdisciplinary research, including visual arts and film, co-leads a series of major research grants on decolonizing water governance and works with many Indigenous nations and communities on Indigenous relationships with and responsibilities to nibi (water). She plays an active role in international collaborations related to transformative memory in colonial contexts and reclamation of Indigenous birthing practices as expressions of territorial sovereignty.


Craft, Aimée, and Lucas King. 2021. “Building the Treaty# 3 Nibi Declaration Using an Anishinaabe Methodology of Ceremony, Language and Engagement.” Water 13 (4): 532.,

Craft, Aimée, and Paulette Regan, eds. 2020. Pathways of Reconciliation: Indigenous and Settler Approaches to Implementing the TRC’s Calls to Action. Winnipeg, MB: University of Manitoba Press.,

Craft, Aimée. 2013. Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty: An Anishinabe Understanding of Treaty One. Saskatoon: Purich Pub.,

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