Halifax professor launches seminar on Aboriginal women’s issues

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A professor in Halifax is hoping to educate the next generation of Maritime teachers in the history and issues of Aboriginal women.

Dr. Rita Deverell will be facilitating a seminar called “Women, Contemporary Issues, and Resistance” at Mount St. Vincent University until March 29th. The course will primarily look at events and issues in Atlantic Canada.

APTN National News reporter Taryn Della met with Dr. Deverell, and files this report.

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