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A Courageous Conversation with Kerry Benjoe

June 14, 2022

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission continues its online Courageous Conversation speaker series on Thursday, June 23 at 10 a.m.

The guest speaker is Kerry Benjoe. Kerry’s talk – “Understanding How Residential School Shaped Me” – will focus on her experience as part of the fourth and final generation to attend the Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School in Lebret, SK.

Kerry is Saulteaux/Cree/Dakota and is from the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation. A long-time journalist, Kerry worked for the Regina Leader-Post and CBC Saskatchewan before leaving mainstream media for Indigenous media. She is currently the managing editor of Eagle Feather News. Kerry holds a graduate degree from the University of Regina’s School of Journalism where her project focused on the last generation of residential school survivors.

The Courageous Conversation will take place on the WebEx video conferencing platform.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP via email to [email protected] by Wednesday, June 22. Once you have registered, a WebEx link to the event will be emailed to you.