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Kokum's Tea w/ Dr. Glassburn & Dr. Stirbys

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 01:30 to 03:00

Join us for a cup of tea with thoughtful discussion surrounding Indigenous identity and heritage.
Students are encouraged to attend to explore topics of
connection to Indigeneity, how to self-identify and what Indigeneity in post-secondary institutions looks like.
Traditional tea packs will be available to Uwindsor students who sign-up. Sponsored by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Dr. Glassburn - Ashley Glassburn is an interdisciplinary scholar with a PhD in Women’s and Gender Studies who uses feminist analysis of power and knowledge production to understand the role of historical narrative in shaping Indigenous subjectivity, political rights, and belonging. Glassburn is a member of the Miami Nation of Indians of Indiana with whom she serves as a research consultant and Myaamia language educator

Dr. Stirbys - Cynthia Niioo-bineh-seh-kwe Stirbys, PhD is Saulteaux-Cree/Lithuanian from Treaty 4 Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. In her PhD research about residential schools, Dr. Stirbys gathered stories from Indigenous women to learn how they cope with the legacy of residential schools and maintain wellness. Dr. Stirbys is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, UWindsor and her passion is to find ways to support increased prosperity and quality of life for Indigenous Peoples.
Kat Pasquach - Moderator
Jaimie Kechego - Moderator