Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux is the Vice-Provost (Aboriginal Initiatives) at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay. Cynthia is interested in environmental and humanitarian causes and is actively engaged in a variety of initiatives across Canada. Her teaching and academic writing is directed towards understanding Historic and Intergenerational Trauma and Grief within the Aboriginal community and she is a member of the Chippewa of Georgina Island First Nation in Lake Simcoe. Cynthia has dedicated her life to building bridges of understanding, and sees endless merit in bringing people from diverse cultures, ages, and backgrounds together to engage in practical dialogue. She is deeply committed to public education and active youth engagement. Cynthia co-founded and Chairs the Canadian Roots Exchange www.canadianroots.ca out of the University of Toronto.
In this resource she discusses her work with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.