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Friday, June 16 • 10:45am - 11:15am
Relationship in Indigenous W̱SÁNEĆ and Quw'utsun' Language Resurgences in Western Canada

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This doctoral thesis responds to 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action by exploring resilience in W̱SÁNEĆ and Quw'utsun' communities, on the territory known as British Columbia. An Indigenous storytelling methodology is used to investigate types of relationships made during language revitalization, contributing to peace in community.

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Alice Meyers

PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
I am a settler Canadian of Scottish and English heritage who is honoured to be working with First Nations communities engaged in language resurgences. I am interested in how language revitalization positively impacts Social Determinants of Health, contributing to vibrant communit... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Pacific Room