Duane Linklater (Omaskêko Cree, b. 1976, Treaty 9 territory, Canada) lives and works in North Bay, Ontario. Linklater earned a BFA in fine art and Native studies from the University of Alberta in 2005 and an MFA in film and video from the Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts at Bard College in 2012. He has presented solo exhibitions at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, Lansing (2017), 80WSE Gallery, New York, and Mercer Union, Toronto (2016), and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City (2015). Recently, Linklater’s work has been included in group exhibitions at, among others, Artists Space, New York (2019), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2019), and the High Line, New York (2018). In 2011, Linklater initiated Wood Land School, a nomadic, collaborative project that centers Indigenous forms and ideas in the institutional spaces the school inhabits.