Introducing Yellowhead Institute: Indigenous Strategies for Transformative Change

Event Details

When it comes to the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada, there is an increasing acceptance that change is needed. We see it in the media, governments, courts and in the ongoing activism of Indigenous peoples. But what direction are we moving in?

Join the Yellowhead Institute for our official launch event on “Indigenous Strategies for Transformative Change” with special guests Tanya Kappo, Courtney Skye, Khelsilem Rivers and Gordon Peters. The evening will include dynamic, engaging and informative discussions on the federal government’s proposed Indigenous Rights Framework as well as alternatives. We will also honour our namesake, Chief William Yellowhead (1760-1865), and his descendants with a feast. All are welcome!

For more information about Yellowhead Institute, please visit and follow us on Twitter @Yellowhead_

This event is held in collaboration with Ryerson University’s Social Justice Week. Every year, activists, academics and students converge on campus to explore a wide range of critical social justice issues as part of Ryerson’s annual Social Justice Week. Social Justice Week is organized by the Unifor Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy and features dynamic and high profile speakers, lectures and workshops.

Date: October 23, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Ryerson University, Thomas Lounge

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