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We Are all Treaty People with Maurice Switzer

Maurice Switzer in a cream coloured pinstripe blazer, blue shirt and beaded bolo tie

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We Are all Treaty People with Maurice Switzer

Wednesday, January 19, 1 pm
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We Are all Treaty People with Maurice Switzer

Join us as we learn how Treaties have impacted the lives of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Canada.

Maurice Switzer, Bnesi is a citizen of the Mississaugas of Alderville First Nation. He currently serves on the Indigenous Reconciliation Working Group of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Nipissing University's Indigenous Council on Education, and the board of the North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre. He has served as an Ontario Human Rights Commissioner, a Communications Director for the Assembly of First Nations and Union of Ontario Indians, an Adjunct Professor of Communications and Indigenous Studies at Laurentian University, and as a reporter, editor, and publisher of five Canadian daily newspapers.  He is the author of "We are all Treaty People", a graphic novel of which 15,000 copies are in circulation in schools across Ontario, and "Nation to Nation: A resource on treaties in Ontario." Maurice is a member of the Sons of Jacob congregation in North Bay, Ontario.

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