University of Saskatchewan College of Law presents the Wunusweh Lecture in Aboriginal Law by Cindy Blackstock

The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the 2014 Wunusweh Lecture. The lecture entitled "The human rights case on First Nations child welfare and the associated social movement for equity for First Nations children and their families" is presented by Cindy Blackstock, executive director of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and associate professor at the University of Alberta.

The lecture is free and open to students, faculty and staff at the University of Saskatchewan, as well as members of the public.

Monday, March 10, 2014

7 pm

Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building

107 Administration Place

University of Saskatchewan

A member of the Gitksan Nation, Blackstock has worked in the field of child and family services for over 20 years. She has authored over 50 publications: on the causes of disadvantage for Aboriginal children and families; on the need for equitable and culturally based interventions; on reconciliation; and on First Nations research ethics and ontology.

Blackstock will be available for interviews prior to the lecture.


For more information, contact:

Sarah Trefiak, Communications Officer

College of Law

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