Deborah McGregor is a Canadian environmentalist from the Whitefish River First Nation (Anishinaabe).
Deborah McGregor is a Canadian environmentalist from the Whitefish River First Nation (Anishinaabe). She is currently Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Justice at York University’s Osgoode Hall. Deborah’s research has focused on indigenous knowledge systems and their various applications in forest policy. Prior to joining Osgoode Hall, Deborah was Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto, where she served as Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Initiatives and Aboriginal Studies program. She has also served as Senior Policy Advisor on Aboriginal Relations and the Environment (Ontario Region). In addition to such posts, Deborah remains actively involved in a variety of indigenous community organisations, serving as an advisor and continuing to engage in community-based activism.