Invited Speeches

 

Date Location Speech Description
April 29, 2013 Saskatoon, SK Inclusion Works '13 Conference. "Looking Backwards and Forwards."
November 27, 2013 Victoria, BC Symposium on Crossing Boundaries, University of Victoria. "Honouring our Chinese Canadian Ancestors."
October 18, 2013 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."
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 23, 2006 Calgary, AB Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology. “Reminiscing: From CCWESTT to the Senate.”
June 23, 2006 Calgary, AB Calgary Science School & Calgary Immigration Society. "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 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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