On Wednesday, 13 October, at 7pm, we will welcome Bryant Peters as the second of our Guest Speakers in the Indigenous Voices Speaker Series. Via Zoom, he will help us to learn more about the Indian Act - go to the 'Read more...' tab at the bottom of this story to learn a little more about Bryant.
We encourage open attendance by all of those who are interested in this topic.
If you would like to join in, it will be necessary to pre-register and pre-pay in order to receive the needed Zoom link. More details can be found by clicking on this link.
Bryant Peters is an executive consultant from the Anishinabe Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation Bryant is the founder of the Debwewin Justice Committee. Bryant will address us on the topic - “Indian Act Explained”
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.