Indigenous Voices Speaker Series - What You Need to Know about The Indian Act
Oct 13, 2021 7:00 PM
Bryant Peters
Indigenous Voices Speaker Series - What You Need to Know about The Indian Act

This is a special, jointly organized speaker series on First Nation issues as set out by the Grace United Church in Port Dover in colaboration with the Rotary Club of Norfolk Sunrise and highlighting several informed speakers, expert in the matters they will present to us.

Bryant Peters is an executive consultant from the  Anishinabe Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation and Professor of Indigenous Studies for General Arts and Science as well as Conservation and Environmental Law Enforcement at Fleming College. Bryant is the founder of the Debwewin Justice Committee. Bryant will address “What you need to know about the Indian Act” To understand the current status of relations between the government and First Nations, the Indian Act is key since it impacts so much of indigenous life and yet is virtually unknown to non- indigenous people.  Bryant will talk about the history of the Indian act and how it affects life today.