Q and A with the experts: The role of Indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge

Monday, August 22, 2022
by Kevin George
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Q and A with the experts: The role of Indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated globally on August 9. It marks the date of the inaugural session of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations in 1982. In keeping with this year’s theme, University of Waterloo historian and anthropologist Talena Atfield, answers questions about the roles of Indigenous women in preserving and transmitting traditional knowledges. Professor Atfield is a member of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation of the Six Nations of the Grand River.

Read the full article, originally posted in the Daily Bulletin.