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.

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