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AFRICAN BLACK CANADIANS AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ RELATIONSHIPS TO THIS LAND

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Regent Theatre UOIT

50 King Street East

Oshawa, ON L1H 1B3

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Black History Month 2019 |February 27th | 6:00-7:00 PM Reception | 7:00-9:30 PM Panel

Black and Indigenous Relationships to this Land: A Conversation

This roundtable is a dialogue between African Black Canadians and Indigenous peoples in Canada—relationships to this land. Its purpose is to clarify what the bases of these relationships entail, in the interests of a deeper solidarity, love and respect for each other. Through this dialogue we hope to create a space for open conversations around Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Panelist include:

  • Dr. Barrington Walker, Associate Professor in the Department of History, Queen’s University

  • Dr. Bonita Lawrence (Mi’Kmaw), Professor, Chair of the Department of Equity Studies, Coordinator of Indigenous Studies Program, York University

  • Elder Shirley Ida Eliza Mary Immaculata Williams (Pheasant), Sitting Elder on UOIT President’s Indigenous Reconciliation Task Force

  • Dr. Tamari Kitossa, Associate Professor, Sociology, Brock University

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50 King Street East

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