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Knowledge Café | Nurturing Indigenous Community Partnerships

Danielle Kwan-Lafond Knowledge Cafe

This session is aimed at non-Indigenous people who seek to build relationships and/or community partnerships with Indigenous people for university-related projects. Topics will include how to approach Indigenous people respectfully; ideas for shared project planning; issues related to payment and compensation; a review of OCAP principals, and other topics depending on participant interest.

The discussion is led by Asst. Prof. Dani Kwan-Lafond (UTSC Sociology). Dani will be joined by Isaac Crosby, Indigenous Agricultural knowledge keeper and community partner at the UTSC Campus Farm who will add to the discussion and be available to answer questions.