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In May 2018, Ryerson University’s Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion (OVPECI) hosted The White Privilege Conference Global – Toronto (WPC Global – Toronto), marking the first time the conference was held in Canada. The event explored Canadians’ challenges with privilege and oppression, and in her keynote speech: “My Road to Healing as a Residential School Warrior”, Dr. Shirley Cheechoo (Chancellor: Brock University, and Award-winning Artist, Actor and Film Director) recounts her journey in-and-out of the residential school system and shares how artistic expression has had the most significance and influence on who and where she is today.
[Dr. Cheechoo’s comments begin at: 41:50]
- Learn more about Dr. Shirley Cheechoo: http://bit.ly/2Ku63JI
- Learn more about WPC Global – Toronto: http://bit.ly/2qCDDVk