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Indigenous Women Changemakers: Dawn Lavell-Harvard

Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard (Anishinaabe, Canada) explains how the concerns that have been labeled as “women’s issues” are in fact central to the progress of Indigenous rights. Often, concerns such as domestic abuse, schooling, and healthcare are often sidelined in favor of focusing on issues that are seen as more universal. Dr. Lavell-Harvard places them at the center of her activism efforts, showing that there is no need to compromise or postpone the rights of Indigenous women in Indigenous movements globally.

Producer: Avexnim Cojti

Music Credits
IRR Introduction: A Tribe Called Red @a-tribe-called-red
Indigenous Women Changemakers Introduction: K‘oxomal Winaqil @koxomal

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