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Award winning journalist and author Tanya Talaga to speak at Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce award-winning journalist and author of Seven Fallen Feathers, Tanya Talaga, as the speaker for this year’s MacClement Lecture. The lecture, which will take place on Thursday, September 25 at 5 pm at Duncan MacArthur Hall, will provide attendees with the opportunity to hear Talaga speak on Indigenous education, health, and the responsibility for all of us to take an active role in reconciliation.  

Talaga, the first Ojibway woman to deliver the CBC Massey Lectures, powerfully shares Indigenous stories from across Canada and the world, humanizing the legacy of cultural genocide and sharing her hope for a more inclusive and equitable future. This lecture will specifically highlight how the research she’s done can be applied to education and youth.

“I am so looking forward to hearing Tanya Talaga speak. Her book, Seven Fallen Feathers, should be read by every adult (full stop),” says Elder-in-Residence Deb St. Amant. “I am thankful that she listened to the Elders who wanted her to write about this important topic. She has an incredible gift for telling the truths of Indigenous experience.”

The lecture is free to attend and open to the public. For more information, click here.

The MacClement Lectureship was established in 1985 by friends and family in memory of William T. MacClement to support an annual lecture series. We are grateful for the continued generosity of all friends of the Faculty for keeping his memory alive through these lectures.