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First Nations Knowledge Holder John Sylliboy on Decolonizing Gender & Sexuality

June 23, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

It’s the tea & chat we’ve all been longing for! Engage in our online speaker series of Indigenous QT2S+ Elders & kin to learn about their traditional teachings, stories, and dreams around gender & sexuality!

Location: IG Live @cdnroots

If you have your fingers crossed on a topic you want speakers to talk about, share your ideas via dm / stay tuned for an Insta story poll on June 2nd (elders) and June 27th (youth panel)!

More on First Nations knowledge holder John Sylliboy:

John R. is L’nu from the Millbrook Mi’kmaw Community in Nova Scotia. John is a co-founder and Executive Director of the Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance (W2SA) – a 2S organization that advocates for 2S people in Atlantic Canada and nationally.
John integrates Indigenous perspectives using Etuaptmumk or Two-Eyed Seeing in curriculum development, research and cultural studies, especially in areas that impact Indigenous youth and well-being. John collaborates on various regional and national projects involving pain research at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. As a research activist, his work aims to improve access to health care for Indigenous people, advocate for Indigenous health research, and develop Two-spirit research ethics and protocols in the region and Canada.
John’s doctoral studies are to explore gender, sexuality and sex, using L’nuwey perspectives to explore cultural strategies to address mental health for Two-spirit youth.


June 23, 2022
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


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