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Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month: Events at WPI

Resources related to the heritage of Indigenous Peoples at WPI's Gordon Library

Great Minds, Brave Spaces

In honor of Indigenous People’s Heritage Month and Trans Awareness Week
The DEI Team and OMA Present:

Queering Healthcare Access & Accessibility
November 18, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00PM EST

 RSVP for the November 16 Great Minds, Brave Spaces! 

Dr. James Makokis is one of Canada's leading experts related to Indigenous culture, traditions, values, and customs. Dr. Makokis also currently heads one of Canada's leading LGBTQ2 and Transgender focused medical practices and commits himself to save lives through his progressive empathetic approach to medicine. Anthony Johnson, a self-proclaimed spiritual nomad, is an artist, poet, photographer, cultural documentarian, public speaker, and a strategic analyst whose mission in life is to explore the beauty of the Earth and its inhabitants. A proud Dine (Navajo) man who was born and raised on the Navajo Nation, Johnson is regularly involved with activism, community engagement and is passionate in teaching others and promoting wellness, resilience and hope for everyone he comes in touch with. Together, Dr. James Makokis and Anthony Johnson will discuss the importance of patient advocacy and a new age approach to medicine for all individuals, including indigenous, transgender and gender-nonconforming communities.