Panel Discussion at the Collingwood Shipyards AmphitheatreAugust 24, 2018 | Collingwood, ON
Meet the Panel
Jennifer Podemski is an award winning Film and Television Producer and Actor born and raised in Toronto, Canada. She is also founder of Redcloud Studios. A storyteller behind and in front of the camera, Jennifer still makes time for training aboriginal youth in film and tv, mentoring and holding self esteem workshops across the US and Canada.
Riley Yesno is an Indigenous woman from Thunder Bay, Ontario and Eabametoong First Nation currently attending The University of Toronto studying political science and Indigenous studies. Since 2017, Riley has been a member of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council working with 25 amazing voices in the country to draft Canada’s first National Youth Policy. She is most passionate about Indigenous equity, and mental wellness.
Glenn Trivett is an Ojibway knowledge keeper and medicine man. He is a member of the Odawa Midewiwin medicine society. He has traveled extensively throughout Ontario in initiatives related to Indigenous youth empowerment and healthy relationships. Glenn has learned about Indigenous history from elders, anthropologists and his spiritual leader in Wikwemikong.
Michael McLuhan has resided in the area near Owen Sound since 1986. He has been socially and politically engaged all of his life. In the Grey Bruce area, the divide between First Nations and non native populations has been a concern of his for many years.
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