Vanessa Tait: Reclaiming Our Place in the Teepee

Indigenous women are among the most marginalized in Canada. In her talk, Vanessa Tait speaks about how the sacred roles they previously held in their communities have been dismantled through colonialism and how all Canadians need to work together to support them. Vanessa Tait is a Two-Spirit Cree woman from O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba. She is a Queen Elizabeth Scholar and has obtained a master’s in Indigenous development at the University of Winnipeg. She spoke at The Walrus Talks: We Desire a Better Country in 2017.

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