As Laurentian cuts faculty, staff and entire degree programs, what about research at the university? In this brief, members of the LU Indigenous community raise current and future concerns of research collaborations with Indigenous partners.
Maureen (she/her/hers) is an Anishinaabekwe of mixed Ojibwe and settler ancestry. A member of Couchiching First Nation, she grew up nearby in Fort Frances, Ontario. She is a loving daughter, sister, auntie, friend, and partner. Maureen holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University and a Master of Public Health from the University of Toronto. Her work in knowledge translation and health communications is informed by professional experience at Indigenous-led research institutes in both Canada and Australia as well as health and social service providers in northwestern Ontario.