Kathy Absolon-King is Anishinaabe kwe from Flying Post First Nation and her Anishinaabe name is Minogiizhigokwe which means Shining Day Woman.She has been a social worker for many years and loves working in education as a means to creating change. Kathy is committed to teachings of the land and facilitates connections and relationships back to the land. Her teachings and practice are influenced and guided by the teachings of Creation. Kathy attained her PhD from University of Toronto, O.S.I.E. in 2008 and has a passion for Indigenous research methodologies. She is the author of her recently published book (2011) "Kaandossiwin. How we come to know". She has taught many courses including, Wholistic Healing Practices, Indigenous Research Methodologies and Indigenous Knowledges & Theory.
Associate Professor / Interim Coordinator: AFS,
Social Work- Kitchener Campus