Dr. Wanda Wuttunee
Dr Wanda Wuttunee is an internationally known professor and researcher in the field of Canadian Indigenous economic development. For the last 37 years, Dr Wuttunee has devoted her research agenda to understand how Indigenous values interact with capitalist values. She considers gender issues and the role of culture and tradition in mainstream business through social enterprises and co-operatives. The term “community capitalism” reflects her emphasis on the need for economic development to sync with Indigenous communities. Her work brings to the forefront the many different ways Indigenous peoples contribute to the Canadian economy.