Indigenous Women in Canada and MMIWG (Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls)

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S Beaulieu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Riley Yesno will discuss "Indigenous Women in Canada and MMIWG (Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls)."

Riley Yesno is a queer Anishinaabe woman from Eabametoong First Nation in Northern Ontario. Her expertise in Indigenous politics, climate justice, and gender studies has established her as a regular commentator with the CBC, contributor to major media outlets including the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star, and professional public speaker.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

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