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Creating Community Partnerships: A Conversation with Members of the Yellowhead Institute

Monday, November 2 11:30am – 1:00pm PT
via Zoom
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Creating Community Partnerships
A Conversation with Members of the Yellowhead Institute

Monday, November 2
11:30am – 1:00pm PT

The Yellowhead Institute is a First Nation-led research center based in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario.

Privileging First Nation philosophy and rooted in community networks, Yellowhead is focused on policies related to land and governance.

The Institute offers critical and accessible resources for communities in their pursuit of self-determination.

Join us for a compelling panel discussion featuring Indigenous scholars and community organizers from the Yellowhead Institute, who will share their approaches to research and partnerships.


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Featured speakers, clockwise from top left:

Shady Hafez (Algonquin/Syrian from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg) is special projects advisor at the National Association of Friendship Centres and an instructor in the Indigenous Wellness and Addictions Program at Canadore College.

Dr. Eva Jewell (Ma’iingan Dodem, she/her) is Anishinaabekwe from Deshkan Ziibiing (Chippewas of the Thames First Nation) in southwestern Ontario. Dr. Jewell is an assistant professor in Indigenous Feminisms in the Sociology Department at Ryerson University and an associate fellow at Yellowhead Institute.

Hayden King (he/him) is Anishinaabe from Beausoleil First Nation on Gchi’mnissing in Huronia Ontario. Hayden is the executive director of Yellowhead Institute; co-founder of the Ogimaa Mikana Project, an arts-based language collective; and co-host of the Red Road podcast.

Emily Riddle (she/her) is a nehiyaw iskwew from kipohtakaw (Alexander First Nation) in Treaty 6 territory, in what is known as Alberta. She is the senior advisor, Indigenous Relations for the Edmonton Public Library, and on the Board of Advisors for the Yellowhead Institute.

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