Bangishimo (They/Them) is an IndigiQueer Anishinaabe originally from Couchiching First Nation located on Treaty #3 territory. They currently reside in so-called Kitchener located along the Grand River.
Bangishimo is a community organizer, educator, and advocate. Their focus is creating space for communities to come together allowing for Black, Indigenous and racialized voices to be heard. They are currently one of the co-founders of O:se Kenhionhata:tie also known as Land Back Camp.
Their advocacy and photography has allowed them to visit over sixteen countries; taking photos and sharing the stories of those they meet along the way. Bangishimo's work has been featured in numerous publications and has had their work on display throughout Waterloo Region. Most recently, Bangishimo won the Briarpatch Writing in the Margins Contest - Photography Category and was voted Best Photographer 2021 in the Community Edition.
LAND BACK CAMP