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Shaelyn Wabegijig

Shaelyn Wabegijig
Shaelyn Wabegijig is a 24-year-old Algonquin Anishinaabe. She was the SDG Project Coordinator and is the current Program and Outreach Coordinator for the Kawartha World Issues Centre. She holds a BA in Indigenous Studies and Philosophy from Trent University.

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Centering Indigenous Knowledge and Leadership in Your Work

Posted by Shaelyn Wabegijig on July 27, 2021

If the recent pandemic and climate crisis have taught us anything, it's that Indigenous culture, knowledge and leadership are deeply connected to our very survival as a human species. Yet even despite the extensive work and consultations for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Indigenous voices continue to be silenced. A lack of leadership to implement the TRC continues to prevail, with only 10% of the 94 Calls to Action having been implemented to date. Due to courageous Indigenous leaders, more people are recognizing the urgent need to center Indigenous leadership in their work.  

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