Taylor Baker: Powerful First Nations Women Resisting the Indian Act
March 16, 2023 (7:00 pm)
Location: Virtual - Zoom
Taylor Baker will be delivering the 2023 Sydney Taylor Memorial Lecture, "Powerful First Nations Women Resisting the Indian Act."
The talk will be held virtually on Thursday, March 16 at 7:00 PM Atlantic. All are welcome!
For more information and to register for this free event: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/taylor-baker-powerful-indigenous-women-resisting-the-indian-act-tickets-569536437817?aff=erelpanelorg
Taylor Baker is an Indigenous woman with both Coast Salish and Gitxsan ancestry and is a Member of Tsawwassen First Nation. Taylor has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics (2019) with a minor in History from Acadia University. She has also focused on Indigenous and Coast Salish studies at the University of British Columbia and Thompson Rivers University. Taylor is elected to Tsawwassen First Nation Executive Council for the 2022-2026 term and has been dedicating her life and career to Indigenous rights and activism.
About the Sydney Taylor Lecture: Sydney Taylor was a Politics student (BAH ’13) who tragically left us on May 7, 2013, the week before her convocation. In her memory, the Department of Politics and the Acadia Politics Students’ Association (APSA) have established a lecture series, focused on her interests in human rights and the environment.
This year's Sydney Taylor Memorial Lecture is proudly sponsored by the Department of Politics and the Women's and Gender Studies Program.