U Fraser Valley (UFV) #IdleNoMore educational forum

by Stephen Petrina on January 16, 2013

University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)  #IdleNoMore Educational Forum

17 January
1:00 – 3:30
Aboriginal Gathering Place at the Canada Education Park campus in Chilliwack

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) will host an Idle No More educational forum on January 17 from 1 to 3: 30 p.m. at the Aboriginal Gathering Place at the Canada Education Park campus in Chilliwack.

Speakers include:

  • Joanne Gutierrez (Xwiyolemot, Sto: lo/ Cree woman) who will talk about indigenous government and Idle No More capacity building
  • Sakej Warden (Master of Indigenous Government degree from University of Victoria¬†Member of Warrior Societies Alliance) who will talk about indigenous nationhood
  • Hamish Telford (UFV political science instructor) who will talk about omnibus bills and Bill C-45
  • Robert Harding (UFV social work instructor) who will talk about media representation of the Idle No More movement and the context of the representation of aboriginal peoples and issues in the media