Global Indigenous Speaker Series From the south, Jacqueline Caniguan, Caniguan Walmapu, Mapuche Country, words to share

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
via zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Stacey Pawluk
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Imagining a Just World through Indigenous Knowledge Systems

From the south, Wallmapu, Mapuche Country, words to share

Thursday, May 5, 2022 

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (EST) Thunder Bay

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (CLT) Chile

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Jacqueline Caniguan Jacqueline Caniguan Caniguan, Mapuche Lafkenche (from the coast), linguist, academic from the University of La Frontera, Master in Indo-American Linguistics, CIESAS- Mexico (Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology)- Jacqueline is currently doing a Doctorate in Linguistics from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands.

Jacqueline Caniguan Caniguan’s work focuses primarily on Mapuche linguistics, sociolinguistics, Mapuche language teaching, and intercultural education. She has written scientific articles on the subject and given presentations at various venues and institutions. Parallel to her academic work, she actively participates in her community of origin and the Mapuche organization Identidad Territorial Lafkenche. Jacqueline is also a poet, and her work is published in various literary magazines and poetry anthologies both in Chile and abroad.