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Overview (2)

Born in Kenora, Ontario, Canada
Birth NameWabanakwut Kinew

Mini Bio (1)

Wab Kinew was born on December 31, 1981 in Kenora, Ontario, Canada as Wabanakwut Kinew. He is an actor, known for 8th Fire (2012), When Books Talk (2014) and Red Road (2010).

Personal Quotes (3)

[on the Todd Bertuzzi hockey controversy] You just can't write everybody off because they made a mistake.
[on his recording 'Live By The Dream'] I made it to be the album I wish I had heard when I was thirteen. It's a mix of deeper beats with some intelligent [things] to say. That's my life up to that point. It's my testament. If I were to die tomorrow, that's what I would want to tell the world.
[on hearing Barack Obama to Lakota tribal chiefs] I saw one of the most intelligent people I've ever seen. And if a black guy in the States can do it, then a native in Canada can do it. I don't want to feel like I've wasted the opportunities I've been given. But I'd rather be like Joe Kennedy and have my kids run for office, set 'em all up.

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