Fall 2019 Indigenous Scholars Speakers Series

October 2, 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Time and Location of Talks Differ Across Speakers. See details below.
Ruth Shead: Coordinator, Indigenous Achievement
(204) 474-6747

Fall 2019 Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series


Dr. Cary Miller








Wednesday, October 2, 2019

12:30 p.m.  – 1:30 p.m.
Education, Room 200

Dr. Cary Miller
Head, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts

“Looking beyond cultural competency: The need for literacy in Indigeneity to achieve a reconciled campus community.”


Niigaan Sinclair






Wednesday, October 30, 2019
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Tier Building, Room 306

Dr. Niigaanwewidam Sinclair
Associate Professor, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts

“How Anishinaabeg Knowledge Will Save the World.”


Shoal Lake Build group picture






Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Noon – 1 p.m.
Centre Space, John A Russell Building

Shawn Bailey
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture and Indigenous Scholar, Faculties of Architecture and Engineering

Roxanne Greene
Councillor, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation

“Shoal Lake 40 Feasting Shelter”

Read more about Shawn Bailey here.
Follow the Shoal Lake 40 Design Build on Instagram.


Percy Lezard










Thursday, December 12, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Circle Room, Migizii Agamik

Percy Lezard
Lecturer, Inner City Social Work Program, Faculty of Social Work

“Inclusion and access: 2 Spirit/Trans/No-binary relatives reclaiming our place in the circle.”

Read more about Percy Lezard here.


For more information about the Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series please contact:
Ruth Shead
Coordinator, Indigenous Achievement
(204) 474-6747