CCSA’s Issues of Substance Conference
Back

Plenary Session
Urban Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Date & Time Tuesday, November 23
11:45 - 12:45 ET
8:45 - 9:45 PT

Add to Calendar

Eddy approaches the topic of Indigenous ways of knowing through an urban lens grounded in the Indigenous methodology of locating oneself. He draws attention to the impact of colonization (loss of status, disenfranchisement) resulting in many Indigenous people migrating to urban centres. Due to the overwhelming number of urban Indigenous people faced with poverty, discrimination and social factors, urban Indigenous organizations started to evolve to meet their needs.

Eddy not only shares his personal experience having to rely on urban Indigenous centres, but his professional experience working locally, provincially and nationally with the fastest growing demographic in Canada.

(simultaneous interpretation available)


We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience possible on our website.

You can change your cookie settings in your web browser at any time. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive cookies from our website. Review our Privacy Notice for more information.