A 2 Spirit Conversation

Capital Pride Speaker Series

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Featuring local and regional activists, and an in-depth conversation with jaye simpson, an Oji-Cree non-binary trans woman writer whose roots hail from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation, Treaty 4. They currently ruminate, reside and resist on the unceded Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations colonially known as Vancouver. jaye survived institutions such as the Ministry of Child and Family Development and Metis Family Services.

Sharp Dopler who is a non-binary, niizh-manitowag person of Sauk/Fox/Cherokee and Irish ancestry. They live, work and play in the unceded traditional territory, commonly known as Ottawa, of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg people. Sharp is a Helper in the Indigenous and other communities and has been involved in community service through both employment and volunteer work. She is a drummer/singer, pow wow dancer who uses ALL the pronouns in every context. Sharp is a military veteran, martial artist, trained as a social service worker and has been self-employed as a consultant since early 2016. They have presented on a wide variety of topics at local, national and international venues for over 20 years.

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