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Cree/Metis Feminist Professor Speaks of Anti-Racism With Dr. Verna St. Denis

July 21, 2021

“Drawing on autobiography, I trace the history of my commitment to understanding racism in Canada, and then lessons learned from spending 3 decades teaching for critical thought.” About Dr. Verna St. Denis:
Dr. Verna St. Denis is a Professor of Education and Special Advisor to the President on Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppression at the University of Saskatchewan where she has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in integrated anti-racist education for many years. She is both Cree and Metis and a member of the Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation. Her research and scholarship focuses on anti-racist and Indigenous education. Dr. St. Denis is highly accomplished scholar whose extensive expertise is sought after across the province, country and internationally.