David Newhouse

Professor Indigenous Studies, Trent University, Ontario, Canada

David Newhouse is Onondaga from the Six Nations of the Grand River community near Brantford, Ontario. He is a Professor of Indigenous Studies and Chair of the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, was the first Principal of the new Peter Gzowski College at Trent University and has been Chair of the Department of Indigenous Studies, now the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies since 1993. He is also a Professor in the School of Business. Professor Newhouse is Co-Chair of the Trent Aboriginal Education Council. He was the IMC/U of S Aboriginal Scholar in Residence at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon in 1998/99. He also teaches in the Graduate CED Program at Concordia University. In 2016, he received the Trent Award for Education Leadership and Innovation.

His research interests focus on the emergence of modern Aboriginal society.

David participated with the Lakefield Literary Festival in 2014 as host for the truly remarkable event with the late Richard Wagamese, author of Indian Horse, Medicine Walk, Embers and Starlight among others, and the Montreal writer, journalist and poet Mark Abely.