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Dr. Taiaiake Alfred 

Dr. Alfred was the keynote speaker at the first Indigeneity Lecture speaking about the importance of preserving Indigenous identity.

Chief Day

Chief Day presents Pam Palmater with an eagle feather for her work on preserving Indigenous identity from the negative effects of the Indian Act – the theme of her first book.

Cindy Blackstock

Indigenous activist Cindy Blackstock speaks at Ryerson about the over-representation of Indigenous children in care.

Welcome to Ryerson's Chair in Indigenous Governance

The Chair is supported by Ryerson University as part of its commitment to Indigenous education, diversity and social justice. The mandate of the Chair is to conduct research and scholarship in relation to Indigenous law, governance and politics in a First Nation context.

* Photo of Pamela Palmater taken by Michelle Girouard.

About the Chair

Dr. Pamela Palmater

Chair for Indigenous Governance

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