First Nations advocate to speak at upcoming CFUW meeting – BradfordToday

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202049 Views

Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux will talk about impact of Truth and Reconciliation on child welfare and missing and murdered Indigenous women

Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, renowned advocate for First Nation issues, will address local Canadian Federation of University (CFUW) members at their monthly general meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.

Her topic will be “Updates and discussion on ‘Has Truth and Reconciliation in Canada changed the administration of child welfare or addressed the tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women?’ ”

Dr. Wesley-Esquimaux served as Vice Provost for Aboriginal Initiatives at Lakehead University and has been appointed as the first Indigenous Chair for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada.

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