Invited Speeches

 

Date Location Speech Description
April 27, 2017 Edmonton, AB University of Alberta. My Story: An Aboriginal Neuroscientist and a Senator.
April 27, 2017 Edmonton, AB University of Alberta. Indigenization and improving Aboriginal student success in the Sciences.
April 26, 2017 Surrey, BC What Does a Senator Do? My Work on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls.
March 21, 2017 Regina, SK First Nations University. Bill S-215: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women).
October 4-5, 2016 Calgary, AB RESOLVE Conference. Bill S-215: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women).
September 19, 2016 Regina, SK SGEU Human Rights Conference. "Transforming Workplace Adversity and Struggles: My Story.
August 18, 2016 Saskatoon, SK University of Saskatchewan. 2016 Science Ambassadors Program 
July 13, 2016 Niagara Falls, ON Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly. Bill S-215: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal Women).
May 25, 2016 North Battleford, SK FSIN Spring Assembly. Bill S-215: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)
May 19, 2016 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Catholic High Schools FNMI Graduation Ceremony.
April 13, 2016 Saskatoon, SK Contact 2016 Branding Your Future Conference. "My Brand Found Me: Personal Reflections on My Career."
March 9, 2016 Saskatoon, SK Canadian Club of Saskatoon. "Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women."
January 21, 2016 Saskatoon, SK Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission Speaker's Series. "Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women.
October, 28, 2015 Regina, SK
University of Regina. 
"Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls: The Numbers Game."
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November 3, 2015 Saskatoon, SK Class presentation at First Nations University of Canada, Saskatoon Campus. "Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls: Revealing the Numbers Game."
October 28, 2015 Regina, SK First Nations University of Canada, University of Regina. "Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls: Revealing the Numbers Game."
October 21, 2015 Saskatoon, SK University of Saskatchewan Law Class Presentation on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls.
October 2, 2015 Saskatoon, SK Restorative Justice: Building a Culture of Hope Conference. "Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls."
July 31, 2015 Regina, SK DKG Society International NW Regional Conference 2015. Personal Reflections on the Power of Education
June 22, 2015 Saskatoon, SK CASHRA 2015 Annual Conference. Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls.
February 18, 2015 Saskatoon, SK AFCS Youth Leadership Symposium
November 20, 2014 Ottawa, ON Senate Liberal Caucus Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls Legal Brief Press Conference
August 20, 2014 Saskatoon, SK

2014 Science Ambassadors Program Celebration. "Importance of improving Aboriginal student success."

May 22, 2014 Regina, SK The Canadian Coalition for Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT) Conference. Negotiating your Values:Is Feminism still an F-word in science?
March 31, 2014 Saskatoon, SK Aboriginal Student Achievement Program, College of Arts & Science, University of Saskatchewan
March 12, 2014 Winnipeg, MB MFNERC, Science Fair, Winnipeg March 2014. "From Science to the Senate."
March 5, 2014 Saskatoon, SK Vigil for Loretta Saunders
October 10, 2013 Regina, SK

Aboriginal Government Employees' Network Conference. "The Unwritten Rules of the workplace."

September 14, 2013 Saskatoon, SK

Canadian Federation of University Women meeting. "Education Empowers: Personal Reflections"

August 22, 2013 Saskatoon, SK 2013 Science Ambassadors Program Celebration
April 29, 2013 Saskatoon, SK Inclusion Works '13 Conference. "Looking Backwards and Forwards."
November 27, 2012 Victoria, BC Symposium on Crossing Boundaries, University of Victoria. "Honouring our Chinese Canadian Ancestors."
October 18, 2012 Regina, SK RESOLVE Conference. “Transformation: From Weeping Woman to Warrior Woman.”
May 18, 2012 Vancouver, BC WCILCOS Conference, University of British Columbia. "Intermarriage Between First Nations Women and the early Chinese Male Immigrants."
March 27, 2012 Saskatoon, SK National Congress on Rural Education Canada. "Issues and Challenges in Education Equity for Aboriginals."
February 18, 2012 Vancouver, BC American Association for the Advancement of Science. “Medicine Wheel and Science.”
November 29, 2011 Calgary, AB Bow Valley College Lecture. “Dreaming of Racial & Gender Equality.”
September 26, 2011 Regina, SK Luther College, University of Regina. “Following the footprints of my Cree mother: Dreaming of racial and gender equality.
May 24, 2011 Vancouver, BC MECH 410E Class, University of British Columbia. "Approaches to Scientific Thinking: The Traditional, the Feminist, the Aboriginal."
May 11, 2011 Whitehorse, YK High school student presentation. "Intermarriage between First Nations women and the early Chinese male immigrants."
April 15, 2011 Toronto, ON Nation Building in Canada: Chinese Perspectives, University of Toronto. “Intermarriage between First Nations women and the early Chinese male Immigrants.”
February 9, 2011 Victoria, BC Arts and Diversity Conference, University of Victoria. “Dreams of Racial & Gender Equality: Can they come true?”
January 17, 2011 Saskatoon, SK ENVS Grad Class, University of Saskatchewan. "The Medicine Wheel, Western Science and Feminist Science."
May 6, 2010 Prince Albert, SK Canadian Diabetes Association. "Diabetes and Aboriginal Canadians."
February 8, 2010 Ottawa, ON Liberal Roundtable on Post-Secondary Education. “Issues in Post-Secondary education for Aboriginals.”
October 8, 2009 Saskatoon, SK

First Nations University. "What Does a Senator Do?"

October 7, 2009 Saskatoon, SK Nutana Collegiate. "What Does a Senator Do?"
October 6, 2009 Saskatoon, SK Aboriginal Students' Centre, University of Saskatchewan. "What Does a Senator Do?"
May 9, 2009 Winnipeg, MB DreamCatching Conference. "The Medicine Wheel and Science."
April 9, 2009 Vancouver, BC Aboriginal Human Resource Council, ‘Inclusion Works ’09.’ “Aboriginal Students and Women: Opportunities in a Time of Economic Crisis.”
April 6, 2009 Coquitlam, BC Coquitlam High School and Coquitlam Middle School. "Telling my Life Story: From the Wrong Side of the Tracks to the Senate of Canada."
March 8, 2009 Saskatoon, SK Liberal Party of Canada Women's Group. "The Parliament of Canada."
February 27, 2009 Saskatoon, SK Native Studies Class, University of Saskatchewan. "Aboriginal Peoples, the Canadian Senate and Discriminatory Legislation."
October 14, 2008 Saskatoon, SK Nutana Collegiate. "Aboriginal Peoples, the Canadian Senate and Discriminatory Legislation."
September 25, 2008 Saskatoon, SK Aboriginal Students' Centre, University of Saskatchewan. “My Career Path: Waitress...Scientist…Senator.”
June 19, 2008 Saskatoon, SK Science Ambassadors Symposium, University of Saskatchewan. “Claiming our Rightful Place in Post-Secondary Education.”
May 8, 2008 Ottawa, ON NDP Ottawa South Breakfast. “Aboriginal Peoples, The Canadian Senate & Discriminatory Legislation: A Personal Story.”
April 13, 2008 Regina, SK Council of Ministers of Education. Opening Remarks
March 20, 2008 Regina, SK First Nations University. “Aboriginal Peoples, the Canadian Senate, and Discriminatory Legislation: A Personal Story.”
November 1, 2007 Saskatoon, SK Chains and Links: Human Rights Conference. University of Saskatchewan. “A Conversation with the Honourable Sandra Lovelace Nicholas.”
October 24 & 30, 2007 Prince Albert, SK & Saskatoon, SK Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network Community Outreach event. “Issues and Challenges in literacy and education for Aboriginals in Saskatchewan.”
October 3, 2007 Calgary, AB Canadian Aboriginal Science and Technology conference. “Claiming our Rightful Place in Post-secondary Education.”
September 27, 2007 Scarborough, ON Chinese Canadian National Council Dinner. “Chinese Canadian Issues.”
September 24, 2007 Saskatoon, SK Aboriginal Students' Centre, University of Saskatchewan. "Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Senate."
May 30, 2007 Saskatoon, SK Congress 2007. “Claiming our Rightful Place in the Academy.”
May 2, 2007 Edmonton, AB Royal Society of Canada Conference. "Claiming our Rightful Place in the Academy."
April 13, 2007 Saskatoon, SK Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network Gala. “Issues and Challenges in literacy and education for Aboriginals in Saskatchewan.”
November 30, 2006 Saskatoon, SK University of Saskatchewan WISE Grad Student Event. “Stages in the Path to Equity for Women in Science.”
November 16, 2006 Toronto, ON Science Teachers of Ontario Conference. “Medicine Wheel and Science.”
November 10, 2006 Ottawa, ON Science and Technology Awareness Network Annual Conference. “Reaching Aboriginal Youth: Issues and Challenges in Education”
October 12, 2006 Vancouver, BC Women in Science and Engineering Conference, University of British Columbia. ““My Career Path: Waitress...Scientist…Senator.”
October 5, 2006 Saskatoon, SK Aboriginal Students’ Centre, University of Saskatchewan. “Medicine Wheel and Science.”
August 29, 2006 Ottawa, ON Senate Pages Program. “Women, Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Senate.”
August 15, 2006 Edmonton, AB WISEST, University of Alberta. “Telling my Story: From Science to the Senate of Canada.”
June 22, 2006 Calgary, AB Calgary Catholic Immigration Society. "Telling my Life Story: From the Wrong Side of the Tracks to the Senate of Canada."
June 22, 2006 Calgary, AB Calgary Science School. “Telling my life story: from the wrong side of the tracks to the Senate of Canada."
May 31, 2006 Saskatoon, SK . Interprovincial Association of Native Employment Conference.”My Career Path: Waitress…Scientist…Senator.”
February 6, 2006 Saskatoon, SK Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology Conference. “Medicine Wheel and Science.”
January 25, 2006 Wanuskewin, SK Saskatchewan Research Council. “Medicine Wheel and Science.”
November 10, 2005 Saskatoon, SK First Nations University. “Aboriginal Peoples and the Senate.”
October 18, 2005 Regina, SK Women's History Month dinner - Person's Case Award. "Women's Equality: Are we there yet?"
September 24, 2005 Sydney, NS CASTS Conference. "The Medicine Wheel and Science."
August 18, 2005 Gordon First Nation, SK Moving Beyond Gathering 2005. “Walking Tall, Walking Proud, Walking Strong.”

 


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