2nd Annual Aboriginal Programs Open House

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: 
John. N. Paterson Auditorium at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.
Event Contact Name: 
The Office of Aboriginal Initiatives,
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 766-7219

On behalf of the Office of Aboriginal Initiatives:

2nd Annual Aboriginal Programs Open House on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the John. N. Paterson Auditorium at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.

 Ms. Elysia Petrone-Reitberger will be the Keynote Speaker. Ms. Petrone-Reitberger will share her story as a recent graduate from the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. 


Elysia Petrone Reitberger is from Thunder Bay, Ontario. She graduated from Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law in 2016 making her a member of the faculty’s first alumni. She is of mixed Italian, German and Ojibway (Fort William First Nation) ancestry. She is from the Eagle Clan. She works as a lawyer at Falconers LLP. She did her Master’s thesis on Aboriginal Consultation for the Ontario Mining Act modernization process. Before that, she received her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ottawa in Environmental Studies and Geography. Elysia enjoys being a part of the Aboriginal Community Council Program, a diversion program out of the Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre. While at law school Elysia was a member of the Indigenous Student Law Association and the Environmental Law Students’ Association. She enjoys making maple syrup, biking and playing basketball.


Symposium - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker - 5:00 p.m.

Dinner - 5:30 p.m.


Everyone is welcome to attend. 

Please CLICK HERE to RSVP by Tuesday, April 25th.