Mount Allison welcomes Ian Campeau, Indigenous activist and DJ to campus, Nov. 20
11/14/2017 10:16:46 AMFounding member of A Tribe Called Red speaking as part of the University’s Year of Indigenous Action
SACKVILLE, NB – Mount Allison University will welcome Ian Campeau, Indigenous advocate, artist, and DJ to campus for a public presentation on Monday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in Convocation Hall (all welcome, no admission charge). Campeau is visiting Mount Allison as part of the President’s Speakers Series, marking the University’s Year of Indigenous Action.
Campeau is an artist, advocate, and a founding member of the music group, A Tribe Called Red. He recently left the group to focus on his speaking career and other endeavours. Campeau and ATCR are known for bringing attention to issues of racism, gender-based violence, stigmas around mental health and other forms of oppression through their artistic endeavours.
“Ian Campeau’s work, as an advocate and a musician, is admirable,“ says University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Robert Campbell. “We are delighted to welcome him to Mount Allison during our Year of Indigenous Action.” Campeau is Ojibwe, Anishinaabe from Nipissing First Nation.
Campeau’s Mount Allison talk is open to everyone, no admission charge. He joins a noted line-up of speakers at Mount Allison including upcoming speakers National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Assembly of First Nations (Nov. 22), Albert Marshall, Elder of the Mi’kmaw Nation (Jan. 16), Roberta Jamieson, President and CEO of Indspire (Jan. 23) and Naiomi Metallic, Chancellor’s Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (Jan. 25).
For more information about the President's Speakers Series and the Year of Indigenous Action at Mount Allison please visit: mta.ca/pss