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Available Expert - PM Trudeau to discuss Indigenous history in UN General Assembly speech

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Queen's University Global Development Studies adjunct professor Robert Lovelace is available following Prime Minister Trudeau’s address to the United Nations General Assembly today to comment on Mr. Trudeau’s remarks about Canada’s relationship with its Indigenous peoples. The Prime Minister is expected to discuss some dark chapters of Indigenous history, including the residential school system, as well as his government’s efforts to advance reconciliation.

Professor Lovelace is a continuing adjunct professor in the Department of Global Development Studies at Queen's University. He has taught various courses in Aboriginal Studies at Queen's for the past 20 years and has been active in Indigenous activism. His research interest is primarily on health, wellness and education in Indigenous populations. 

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