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Joey-Lynn Wabie

Joey-Lynn Wabie

Assistant Professor

School of Indigenous Relations


Joey-Lynn Wabie is an Algonquin Anicinabe ikwe from Mahingan Sagahigan (Wolf Lake) First Nation in Quebec. She is an assistant professor in Indigenous Social Work at Laurentian University located on Atikameksheng Anishnawbek territory (Sudbury, Ontario). Joey-Lynn works in community at the grassroots level focusing on wellness, culture, and bringing people together. Her research interests are Indigenous youth's perspectives on Truth & Reconciliation, spiritual wellness/healing, and land-based teaching/learning.

Joey-Lynn takes the role of sister, auntie, cousin seriously and is dedicated to ensuring her culture and traditions are passed on through storytelling, ceremony, and the occasional latte.


2017 PhD School of Rural and Northern Health, Laurentian University

2011 MSW School of Social Work, Laurentian University

2005 BSW School of Indigenous Relations, Laurentian University

Academic Appointments

2021 Acting Director, Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute

2020 Associate Director, Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute

2018 Academic Director, YouthREX, Indigenous Initiatives