REDTalk: Speaking Truth

Wednesday, March 2 at 6:00pm EST / Online

Red Sky Performance, in collaboration with Earl Haig Secondary School, presented a REDTalk with Dr. Michael DeGagné (Anishinaabe) who spoke about what Truth & Reconciliation means today, the impact of residential schools, and Indigenous modern history. This special REDTalk was focused on themes of TRC for educators, students, artists, and their families.

Dr. Michael DeGagné is the current President and CEO of Indspire and former President and Vice Chancellor of Nipissing University, the first Indigenous president named to a public university in Canada. Dr. DeGagné is a recipient of the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the founding Executive Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation. He holds a PhD from Michigan State University. He is Anishinaabe from Animakee Wa Zhing 37 First Nation in Ontario.