Nov. 23, 2016
Nov. 24, 2016
For Immediate Release
WATERLOO – Wilfrid Laurier University is hosting a symposium on how Indigenous researchers are employing Indigenous ways of gathering knowledge in their research projects. The public event takes place Dec. 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Senate and Board Chamber at Laurier’s Waterloo campus.
The “Indigenist Research Symposium: a Gathering of Knowledge Seekers,” will feature presentations from four leading academics:
“This gathering is important to me as an Indigenous researcher,” said Absolon. “We have few spaces to gather and focus on our work. On this day we will have an opportunity to learn from one another and to inspire, generate and foster restoring of Indigenous worldview in how we come to know.
The symposium is organized by Laurier’s Office of Aboriginal Initiatives, which provides a range of culturally relevant, wholistic support services and programs.
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