James Vukelich Kaagegaabaw


About James Vukelich Kaagegaabaw

James Vukelich Kaagegaabaw, a descendant of Turtle Mountain, is a renowned international speaker, digital creator, and author of 'The Seven Generations and the Seven Grandfather Teachings.'  

His keen insights were developed through speaking with and recording elders and native language speakers across North America as part of the Ojibwe Language Dictionary Project.

James is a passionate advocate for sharing how to live a life of ‘mino-bimaadiziwin,’ the good life.

For over twenty years, he has facilitated community language tables, consulted with public and private organizations on language and cultural programs, and traveled internationally as a keynote speaker.  He has been featured in numerous publications, podcasts, radio & television programs.

James lives in the Twin Cities, Minnesota with his wife & son.  

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