What it Means to be a Knowledge Holder with Lisa Qiluqqi Koperqualuk

The Indigenous Studies Program will be hosting a discussion with Lisa Qiluqqi Koperqualuk this Wednesday as a part of the Knowledge Holder series. Koperqualuk will discuss what it means to be a knowledge holder.

“Lisa Qiluqqi Koperqualuk was born in Puvirnituq, Northern Quebec (Nunavik). Fluent in Inuktitut, English and French, Lisa acted as Communications Officer for Makivik Corporation for seven years and participated in various regional, national and international fora such as Inuit Circumpolar Council General Assemblies in Kuujjuaq 2002, in Barrow 2006 (as a delegate) and elected in July 2018 in Utqiaġvik as Vice-President International for ICC Canada. She works for Inuit interests in self-determination advocating Inuit political and economic autonomy, social justice (particularly through Inuit law), and protection of the environment, culture and language.”

This event is open to the First Peoples’ House and other members of the Indigenous community at McGill.

Please register using this link.

March Office Hours: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

On March 8th between 11-12pm, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson will be hosting office hours virtually. Office hours are open to the members of the McGill community, and you can sign up by commenting on the timeslot with your name and email here.

Sign up is first-come, first-serve!

Department of Family Medicine presents: Armchair Discussion with an Inuk Family Doctor

The Department of Family Medicine presents an armchair discussion with Dr. Jill Watts and Richard Budgell.

Dr. Watts is an Inuk family doctor who has practiced medicine in Miramichi, New Brunswick for almost 30 years. She will discuss her experiences with Professor Richard Budgell, a professor of practice in the Department of Family Medicine.

This event will take place on February 25th from 6:00-7:15 PM. More information can be found on their website.

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