This historic event has been made possible with the support of many generous individuals, organizations, funds, and departments. We would like to acknowledge them here and will continue to update this list.


  • Urban Aboriginal Research Network
  • Indigenous Women’s Symposium Fund

Trent University:

  • Office of the President – Nind Fund
  • Office of the Provost & Vice President Academic
  • Vice President Research – Strategic Initiative Fund
  • Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies
  • Canada Research Chair in Gender and Feminist Studies (May Chazan)
  • Vanier Professor (Joan Sangster)
  • Gender and Women’s Studies

  • Pine Tree Talks
  • Sisters of St. Joseph
  • Valerie Pringle
  • Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation
  • Private Donors

Also, our event would not run without the help of our volunteers and planning committee members.