"Indigenous Peoples' Issues in Canada in 2019"
Speaker: Mariame Aboubakrine, Chair, United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Chair: Ronald Niezen, William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies and Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, Faculties of Law and of Arts, McGill University
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Dr. Aboubakrine is a medical doctor and a member of Tin-Hinan, a women’s association working for the defence, promotion of Indigenous peoples's rights in Sahel-Sahara region including the right to a sustainable development, particularly the Tuareg. She is also an independent consultant on gender issues, education,health, and conflict resolution/peace agreement in Indigenous communities.Dr Aboubakrine is an international speaker and author of articles on issues as diverse as the right to health,culture or Indigenous languages.