Lecture on First Nation empowerment and self-determination next week

The Department of Social Welfare and Social Development along with the Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) invite to you attend an upcoming lecture titled “Rebuilding the spirit  within: Raising the spirit of our children and families - First Nation empowerment and self-determination."  The lecture will take place on October 31 from 3:30 to 6:15 p.m. in the Nipissing Theatre (F213).

The public address will be delivered by Adrienne Pelletier, Director of Social Development with the Anishinabek Nation/UOI.  Pelletier has been a strong advocate of children's rights and is a proud alumna of Nipissing University. She is an Anishnawbe-kwe from the Wiikwemikoong Unceded Territory. Pelletier raised her family in North Bay while remaining true to her home community and her traditional lifestyle. Since 2015 she has led the initiative to adopt Anishinabek Nation Child Well-Being Law, now referred to as the KOGANAAWSAWIN. 

Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  Everyone is welcome.