A roundtable of First Nations and Métis women in Windsor will discuss issues facing women and girls in their communities, Monday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in Winclare Auditorium, Vanier Hall.
In “Living Truth and Reconciliation,” they will explore questions that include: What role can education play in addressing these issues? How can non-Indigenous feminists work as allies with Indigenous communities to address these issues?
Featured panelists are:
- Mona Stonefish, Anishinaabe elder;
- Theresa Sims, Upper Mohawk, Turtle Clan, elder for South West Detention Centre, elder for Two-Spirit community in Windsor region;
- Katie Baltzer, Métis student attending UWindsor;
- Beth Cook, Anishinaabe Kwe, member of Bkejwanong First Nation;
- Terri Fletcher, UWindsor Aboriginal student, member of Missanabie Cree First Nation Northern Ontario; and
- Kimm Ghostkeeper, Anishinaabe Kwe;
- with moderator Cara Fabre, a professor of Women’s and Gender Studies.
The event, presented by the Friends of Women’s Studies in observance of International Women’s Day, is free and open to the public.