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CFRC 101.9FM & OPIRG Kingston Present: Krysta Williams, An Aboriginal Awareness Week Event

March 08, 2012

KINGSTON, ON – CFRC 101.9FM, in collaboration with OPIRG Kingston, the Levana Gender Advocacy Centre and the Queen's Coalition Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (QCRED), present an Aboriginal Awareness Week event with Toronto-based Indigenous Feminist Krysta Williams.

Williams is from Moravian of the Thames First Nation. She is a traditional singer and drummer, has a degree in Psychology and Spanish and Latin American Studies from the University of Waterloo and is the Lead Youth Advocate of the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, a continent-wide organization by and for Native youth.  Her presentation, “Indigenous made media: old and new forms of tellings our truths and stories,” explores how Indigenous people, particularly youth, are using and reinventing media from storytelling to social networks.

The event takes place on Queen's University Campus in Dunning Hall, Room 11 at 6:30pm on Monday, March 19.  The event is open to the public and all are welcome.  Admission is free.  Donations will be collected in support of CFRC and OPIRG Kingston. 

This is the third and final event in the CFRC-OPIRG Anniversary Speaker Series, celebrating Black History Month, International Women’s Day, Aboriginal Awareness Week, 90 years of CFRC and 20 years of OPIRG Kingston.  For more information, call 613-533-2121 or visit CFRC.ca. 

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Media contact:
Kristiana Clemens
CFRC 101.9FM Operations Officer
613-533-6000 x74860
cfrcops@ams.queensu.ca