Travis Wystoe is a Listuguj Mi’gmaq researcher, currently working on his interdisciplinary PhD in humanities at Concordia University on Haudenosaunee territory. His research interests are related to Mi’gmaq history and settler colonialism, with writings on Mi’gmaq treaties, the aesthetics of sovereignty, the politics of genocide recognition, and the state of exception. Travis’s current research analyzes the aesthetics of resurgence and refusal enacted in the documentary films of Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin, with particular reference to his family’s roles in Incident at Restigouche and Our Nationhood.