Cassandra Spade

Research and Policy Assistant, Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation

Cassandra Spade is from the Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation. She recently completed a B.A from the University of Manitoba. She is currently enrolled in Anishinaabemowin at Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig while working on educational policy as Research and Policy Assistant, Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation.

Exploring both Western and Indigenous modes of education, Cassandra engages both worldviews, methods, processes and knowledge in advocacy for her surrounding community. Her advocacy involves the acknowledgement of Indigenous systems of education such as land-based education, the recognition of Indigenous languages at post-secondary levels and developing the accessibility of education to Northern Indigenous communities.

Mentorée de l’initiative Sister-to-Sister de la Nobel Women’s Initiative 

Cassandra Spade appartient à la nation ojibway de Mishkeegogogamang. Elle a récemment obtenu un baccalauréat ès arts de l’Université du Manitoba. Elle est actuellement inscrite à Anishinaabemowin à Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig tout en travaillant sur la politique éducative à titre d’adjointe de recherche et politiques de la Nation Mishkeegogamang Ojibway.   

Explorant les modes d’éducation occidentaux et autochtones, Cassandra s’inspire et associe ces deux vues du monde, méthodes, processus et connaissances pour défendre les intérêts de sa communauté environnanteSon plaidoyer implique la reconnaissance des systèmes d’éducation autochtones tels que les programmes de mise en valeur des territoires, la reconnaissance des langues autochtones au niveau postsecondaire et le développement de l’accès à l’éducation pour les communautés autochtones du Nord. 

My Sessions

Canada’s role as Ally for Indigenous Leadership in Community Development

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REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION NOW This panel highlights the leadership of Indigenous women both globally and in Canada and demonstrates the ways that Canada’s commitments to sustainable development goals are equally critical and can be achieved for Indigenous communities at abroad and at home. Efforts to achieve positive social change must begin at the local […]

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