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Metis women's roles in Educational Sovereignty

Date:
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location:
Virtual meeting on Zoom
Cost:
Free
Laura Forsythe

Metis women's roles in Educational Sovereignty

You are invited to the following Candidate Talk for the Indigenous Cluster Hire.

Laura Forsythe B.A, B.Ed, M.A
Ph.D Candidate, Department of Native Studies Métis Inclusion Coordinator (La ko-ordinatrees kaa-akimaahk lii Michif)
University of Manitoba

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
3:00 – 4:30pm
Via Zoom – Registration link is below.

Laura Forsythe is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba and the Metis Inclusion Coordinator. Her research Ka-akimaahk lii Michif: Including Métis in Post-Secondary Education focuses on how Metis assert educational sovereignty at campuses throughout the homeland. Forsythe’s research contributions include numerous peer-reviewed publications, academic conference paper presentations, and the creation of a Michif Language program at the University of Manitoba. Forsythe’s commitment to Métis community engagement has included becoming a Louis Riel Institute (LRI) Board of Directors, a Delegate for the Métis Education and Training (MET) Local Advisory Committee and establishing the MMF Bison Local at the UofM. As co-lead in Manitoba for the National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education, Forsythe aims to highlight successful Indigenous educational programs with a specialization in Michif language revitalization.
 

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://westernuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckcO6vrzgrG9Gvc9SHUAIWZ7MJf3gdOA8Z  
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Contact:
Indigenous Studies program
ismain@uwo.ca
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