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Session P.2: Friday, 8:30am-10:20am

Panel Title: Sylvia McAdam

'Opening Plenary'
Sylvia McAdam (Idle No More)

SYLVIA McADAM, an activist with Idle No More, is from the Whitefish Lake reserved lands #118. She is a mother and grandmother, and enjoys spending time out on the lands and waters of her people's territory of Treaty Six. Sylvia has her Juris Doctorate from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor in Human Justice from the University of Regina. She currently resides at her reserve in Whitefish lake and teaches university classes in Prince Albert. Sylvia is the author of the book Cultural Teachings: First Nations Protocols and Methodologies, a guide to appropriate traditional etiquette for individuals attending ceremonial activities of indigenous peoples in Saskatchewan.