Thank you to everyone who attended our Tuesday, June 23, online event hosted by Amnesty International in Saskatchewan.
Working toward a new and just normal post Covid – for Indigenous Peoples, the Environment and Human Rights
The panelists for this online event are:
Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada, Dr. Carrie Bourassa, and Paulina Larreategui.
Please be sure to register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Alex Neve has been the Secretary General at Amnesty International Canada since January 2000. He has participated in many Amnesty International missions, and has represented Amnesty International at international meetings such as the Summit of the Americas and the G8 Summit. Alex holds a Bachelor Laws from Dalhousie and an LL.M In International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex. In 2009 he was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from the University of New Brunswick. He was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2007.
Dr. Carrie Bourassa
Dr. Carrie Bourassa M.A., PhD: Scientific Director of the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health – Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Professor, Community Health & Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan. She also is Scientific Director, Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health – Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR-IIPH). She is an adjunct in the Faculties of Education and Kinesiology & Health Studies at the University of Regina and is the Nominated Principal Investigator for the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funded Morning Star Lodge established in 2010, based in Regina, as well as for the recently CFI-funded Cultural Safety, Evaluation, Training and Research lab that will be built by next summer, hosted at the University of Saskatchewan.
Dr. Carrie Bourassa spent over 15 years as a professor of Indigenous health studies in the Department of Indigenous Health, Education and Social Work at the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) in Regina.
Paulina Larreátegui is an Ecuadorian lawyer specializing in human rights and refugee law, with an emphasis on Latin America. At the moment, she is a Ph.D. candidate for the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy – University of Regina. As a Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholar, Paulina explores indigenous climate actions in Canada
Thank you to Melanie Monique Rose for giving us permission to use her artwork “Flower Power, Berry” – Melanie is a Metis, fibre and visual artist from Regina, Saskatchewan, Treaty Four Territory.