Dr. Terry LeBlanc
Terry LeBlanc is Mi’kmaq / Acadian. He and his wife Bev are in their 44th year of marriage. They have three adult children – twin daughters and one son. Terry holds an interdisciplinary PhD from Asbury Theological Seminary, specializing in Theology and Anthropology.
In addition to being the Executive Director of Indigenous Pathways, he is also the founding Chair and current Director of NAIITS: An Indigenous Learning Community. Terry serves as adjunct professor at George Fox Seminary in Oregon, Acadia University and Divinity College in Wolfville, William Carey International University in California, and Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto, where he also resources the B.Ed. program.
Terry has accrued 38 years of ministry and community work in Native North American and global Indigenous contexts including as an educator in theology and community development practice. Terry’s teaching focus includes: Theology, Indigenous Christian Studies, Community Development Praxis and Theory, and Anthropology.
Author of numerous articles, theological papers and assorted book chapters, Terry has won several awards for his varied writings. In June 2010, for his work on the creation of NAIITS, Terry became the 28th recipient of the Dr. E.H. Johnson Memorial Award for Innovation in Mission. In May of 2015 Terry was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Acadia University.