Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award honouring Dr. Cindy Blackstock will be presented by the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 @ noon
Moot Courtroom, Robson Hall Faculty of Law
Fort Garry campus
University of Manitoba
Cindy Blackstock is executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and a professor of social work at McGill University. A member of the Gitksan First Nation, Blackstock is a dynamic speaker best known for leading a successful human rights complaint against the Canadian government over discrimination against First Nations children through under-funding of child welfare on reserves.
This event is co-sponsored by the Centre for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba.