Métis 101

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Métis 101

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Presentation on Métis culture and history, including with the ethnogenesis of the Métis, "Who Are the Métis?", their unique and rich culture and language. Why did they disappear in history? Where are they today?

Facilitator: Jennifer Parkinson was elected as President of Grand River Métis Council, Métis Nation of Ontario in 2014. Jennifer started on Council in 2011 as the interim Chair, then elected to the Chair position in 2012. Since 2010, Jennifer has expanded and shared her knowledge with thousands of children each year by going into schools, colleges and universities. Today, Jennifer is very active politically, meeting with various proponents, government officials and government ministries, all in the pursuit of solidifying Métis citizens’ rights in Canada. Jennifer continues to enjoy her journey and support the Métis Nation. 

Online, 2-hour workshop in a small group setting.