Seminar to Discuss Access to Drinking Water on Reserves

University of ManitobaUniversity of Manitoba researchers and Indigenous partners plan to discuss the issues surrounding the human right to clean drinking water and effective sanitation in First Nations communities.

The in-depth discussion set for Monday, January 7 will include Elder Billie Schibler, who will open the second term of the seminar series “Critical Conversations.” U of M sociologist Dr. Laura Funk and Sheryl Peters of the Prairie Women’s Centre for Health Excellence will discuss how to do research in a way that is rooted in Indigenous traditions and motivated by social justice.

Monday’s seminar will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 206 of Robson Hall, 224 Dysart Road.

The seminar series will run until March and is free and open to the public.

— Staff