Speaker Series - Sharon Venne - The Doctrine of Discovery
Date: Thursday November 7th, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm (Dinner starts at 5:00 pm)
Location: Curve Lake Community Centre - #20 Whetung Street East, Curve Lake, Ontario K0L1R0
Sharon Helen Venne (Old woman Bear) is Cree and through marriage, a citizen of the Blood Tribe in Treaty Seven. She has played an active role in the national and international struggles of many Indigenous Peoples, including the Lubicon Cree and Dineh Nation. Sharon has a Masters of Law degree from the University of Alberta, and is presently a doctoral candidate, writing a thesis on treaty rights of Indigenous Peoples and international law. All her work internationally and domestically relates to the promotion of the rights of Indigenous Peoples especially rights related to lands, resources and treaties. She has lectured on the rights of Indigenous Peoples in Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, France, Italy, Hawaii, The United States, and Canada.
Limited seating available - Maximum of 75 seats so please ensure to call or email to reserve your spot.
The Curve Lake First Nation Speakers Series has been sponsored by the Curve Lake First Nation Gaming Revenue Fund.
To reserve your seat and/or need more information on this event or any other CLFN event, please contact:
Curve Lake First Nation
#22 Wiinookeeda St.
Curve Lake, Ont K0L1R0