Welcome to the
Indigenous Women's Symposium

Trent University

Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies

About the Symposium


The symposium is an event that brings together Indigenous women, their families and allied scholars to celebrate the voices, experiences, and lives of Indigenous women.

This Year's Theme


 “Right To Belong”  

A Historic Gathering to Honour the Struggle to End Gender Discrimination in the Indian Act .

2019 Highlights


This year's symposium will bring together some of the original Indigenous women leaders and their supporters to share their stories of fighting for gender equality. Never before has this happened.

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the symposium. This year is a special event and we have confirmed a specific line up of speakers. Please keep us in mind for next year!

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Indigenous Women's Symposium

705-748-1011 ext. 7904


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