Timothy Leduc is faculty in Land-Based and Indigenous Social Work at Wilfrid Laurier University in Brantford, Ontario. He has worked in the area of anti-violence and in Aboriginal communities on issues related to Canadian colonialism, including youth solvent abuse, high suicide rates, and family violence. He is author of the new book, A Canadian Climate of Mind: Passages from Fur to Energy and Beyond (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016), which looks at climate change as a spiritual initiation into healing the pain at the root of modern culture. His first book, Climate, Culture, Change: Inuit and Western Dialogues with a Warming North (University of Ottawa Press, 2011), was short-listed for the 2012 Canada Prize.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- In a Climatic Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Global Healing as Sacred Choice?
From Minding Nature’s September 2016, Volume 9, Number 3 issue.
- A Thanksgiving Species
A response to "What does it mean to be human?"
- Climate, Culture, Change: Inuit and Western Dialogues with a Warming North
Timothy LeDuc's book engages with various Inuit understandings of northern climate change.