McGill University’s Aboriginal Sustainability Project and the Sauvé Scholar Program is proud to announce that it will be hosting

‘Indigenous Education : Lessons in Self-Determination from the Akwesasne Freedom School’

Join us for an interesting discussion with Dr. Louellyn White on the Akwesasne freedom schools’ self determination practices in indigenous education.

Dr. Louellyn White is Mohawk from Akwesasne and grew up in the Mohawk Valley of central New York. She is currently an Assistant Professor in First Peoples Studies at Concordia University. She completed a PhD in American Indian Studies from the University of Arizona where she focused on Indigenous education and language revitalization. Dr. White was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Illinois. Her book manuscript “Free to be Kanienkeha’ka: A case study of educational self-determination at the Akwesasne Freedom School,” will be published with the University of Oklahoma Press.

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Thursday, March 1

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Maison Jeanne Sauvé
1514, Docteur-Penfield Avenue