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Webinar – Re-thinking Family Violence: Centering Indigenous Knowledges (March 10, 12-2:00 CST)

​This webinar will centre Indigenous worldviews in exploring the issue of ‘family violence’. Based in Anishinabek knowledge about families, healthy relationships, holistic views of health and the relational nature of wellness, Leanne Simpson will provide teachings which will encourage a rethinking of family violence in the context of Indigenous worldviews. Using Anishinabek philosophies and storytelling, Dr. Simpson will discuss a de-colonial approach to addressing violence in Indigenous families that challenges western nuclear conceptions of ‘family’.

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