Join A Talk on Canada’s Indian Act and ‘working toward a vision of equity, justice and fairness’

Wednesday, October 11th in St. Catharines/Niagara

An Invite from the Niagara District Council of Women

Posted October 5th, 2017 on Niagara At Large

St. Catharines/Niagara – Join the Niagara District Council of Women for an evening of discussion on the following topic – The Indian Act -“the intent, its role in the settlement process of Canada, and how and why we must collectively as Indigenous and Allied peoples work toward a vision of equity, justice and fairness in Canada.”

Darren Thomas

Guest Speaker – DARREN THOMAS, Lecturer on Indigenous  Studies Sir Wilfred Laurier University

Darren Thomas is a member of the Seneca Nation; he is a Bear Clan, currently residing at the Grand River Territory of the Haudenosaunee. His research has focused on First Nations community development, Indigenous research methodologies, suicide prevention and colonial trauma.

He specializes in working with First Nations peoples, inspiring them to be proud of their heritage and take a rightful place in modern society.

Darren utilizes humour in all his work as he feels we desperately need to lighten up and begin to enjoy life. Darren is an Orator, Mentor, Actor, as well as a Certified Hypnotherapist and Stage Hypnotist. Darren has over twenty years experience working in radio, education, addiction and community development.

 Where – ST. CATHARINES CENTENNIAL LIBRARY, 54 Church Street in downtown St. Catharines

When – WEDNESDAY  OCTOBER 11TH  7:30 P.M.

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