Kim Tallbear is Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience & Environment, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta. She is the author of Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science. Building on lessons learned about how settler states engage in biological colonialism, Kim also studies the colonization of Indigenous sexuality, including compulsory monogamy and the imposition of state-sanctioned marriage. She combines anthropological approaches with community-based research, arts-based research, and performance. She co-produces the Edmonton decolonial sexy storytelling show, Tipi Confessions, modeled on the popular Austin, Texas show, Bedpost Confessions. Tipi Confessions has also appeared in Ottawa, Saskatoon, and Vancouver. Shows are planned for Toronto, Winnipeg, Seattle, and New Zealand. Kim is a citizen of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate.