Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Campion College Auditorium
Raven Sinclair is Nehiyaw-Cree from George Gordon First Nation in Saskatchewan. She is an Associate Professor of Social Work and Researcher with the University of Regina, Saskatoon Campus. Raven is a survivor of the Sixties Scoop / Indigenous child welfare system. Her areas of interest include Indigenous mental health and trauma recovery, Indigenous child welfare, transracial adoption and cultural identity, interpersonal and non-violent communication, and group process and facilitation. Raven is an expert advisor to the Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation, an advisory board member of the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute of Indigenous Health Research, and a member of the CIHR College of Reviewers. Raven is a chess addict, and she has a 13-year-old daughter, Mercedes, who gives her inspiration and hope for the future.