Indigenous Speaker Series with Deborah Kigjugalik Webster and David Finkle (April 6)

Indigenous Speaker Series with Deborah Kigjugalik Webster and David Finkle (April 6)
Posted on 03/31/2021
Indigenous Speaker Series with Deborah Kigjugalik Webster and David Finkle (April 6)

The OCDSB Indigenous Speaker Series proudly presents a presentation by researcher and author Deborah Kigjugalik Webster and musician David Finkle for OCDSB staff and students in kindergarten to grade 6. 


To access the presentation, please check back on this page on April 6th at 9:30 a.m. and click the YouTube link. The recording will be available until April 23rd.


Date: Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Presentation link: https://youtu.be/7lTxwHoHK38


Deborah Kigjugalik Webster grew up in Baker Lake, Nunavut, where she loved to learn about her Inuit culture and heritage. She has a degree in Anthropology from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, and works as an Inuit heritage researcher and author. Deborah’s published works mostly include papers and articles. She is the author of three books including Harvaqtuurmiut Heritage: The Heritage of the Inuit of the Lower Kazan River, Akilak’s Adventure, and When I Was Young in Nunavut


Hailing from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in southern Ontario, David Finkle is an award-winning multi-instrumental recording artist versed in many musical genres. He is a sound engineer, traditional knowledge keeper, storyteller, drum maker, and producer, and has completed scores for many theatrical productions, documentaries and full-length features. David's music ranges from traditional melodies unchanged for thousands of years to complete live improvisation often utilizing traditionally handmade instruments he makes himself.

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