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Saturday, January 28 • 13:30 - 14:20
Métis Youth Courage and Resiliency LIMITED

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This presentation will explore the ways in which Alberta's Future Leaders (AFL) programming can inspire the courage and resiliency of Métis youth. We will build awareness of challenges to Indigenous, especially Métis youth, and then shift to positive storytelling of our experiences living and working in Fishing Lake Métis Settlement and Kikino Métis Settlement as part of AFL. We will demonstrate how youth empowerment through enabling courage contributed to change in these communities and how we see this change leading to greater social justice and resiliency.

Speakers
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Skye Durocher

Youth Mentor, Alberta's Future Leaders Program
Skye Durocher is a Métis from Fishing Lake Métis Settlement (FLMS). She is currently in her first year of a Bachelor of Arts Cree Language at Blue Quills University. Skye has been a Youth Mentor through the Alberta's Future Leaders program with Skye working in Kikino Métis Settlement. Skye also participated as a youth. | | Instagram: skye.apeetogosan | Twitter: skyeapeetogosan
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Kalista Sherbaniuk

Youth Mentor, Alberta's Future Leaders Program
Kalista Sherbaniuk is a Settler of Treaty 6 Territory and currently resides in Treaty 7. At the University of Calgary, she is taking a Master of Social Work and previously completed a Bachelor of Science in Archaeology there. Kalista has been a Youth Mentor through the Alberta's Future Leaders program in FLMS. Instagram: shutterprose; ksherbi9 Twitter: ksherbi



Saturday January 28, 2017 13:30 - 14:20
CCIS 1-160 Centennial Centre for Interdiciplanary Science, U of A North Campus

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