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Denise B. Mcleod is a proud Urban Anishinaabe Kwe, who’s home territory is Sagamok Anishnawbek F.N, located on the north shore of Lake Huron. Denise, along with her comedy sisters, founded Manifest Destiny’s Child Comedy Collective (MDC) in 2017. While with MDC she has taken the stage for events like The Toronto International Film Festival, Royal Ontario Museum’s Friday Night Live and Art Gallery of Ontario’s First Thursday. Denise’s comedy is rooted in her Indigeneity, focuses on making fun of colonization, misogyny and racism, just enough to make white men uncomfortable.

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