Greg Younging is a Member of Opsakwayak Cree Nation in Nothern Manitoba.
He has a Masters of Arts Degree The Institute of Canadian Studies at Carleton University and a Masters of Publishing Degree from the Canadian Centre for Studies in Writing & Publishing at Simon Fraser University, and has a Ph.D. from The Department of Educational Studies at University Of British Columbia.
He has worked for The Royal Commission On Aboriginal Peoples, Assembly Of First Nations, Committee Of Inquiry Into Indian Education, Native Women's Association Of Canada, and from 1990-2003 was the Managing Editor of Theytus Books.
Some of his works have been published in: Indigenous Affairs Journal, Copenhagen, 2003, Prairie Fire Literary Journal - Fall 2001, (Ad)Dressing Our Words: Aboriginal Perspectives on Aboriginal Literature and Art, 2001, and the Australian Journal of Canadian Studies, 1996.
He is a former Member of the Canada Council Aboriginal Peoples Committee on the Arts (June 1997-June 2001) and the British Columbia Arts Council (July 1999-July 2001). He is currently Indigenous Studies Program Coordinator at University of British Columbia Okanagan and former Assistant Director of Research for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.