Food for Thought Lecture Series: Food Sovereignty: Promoting Indigenous Food systems and well-being

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 19:00to20:00
Online event

Food Sovereignty: Promoting Indigenous Food systems and well-being

Speaker: Dr Treena Wasonti:io Delormier, Associate Professor, School of Human Nutrition and Associate Director, Centre for Indigenous Peoples’ Nutrition & Environment
Dr Delormier is Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) from Kahnawake Territory, Canada. She holds Bachelor and Master’s degrees in nutrition from McGill University, PhD in Public Health (Health Promotion) from Université de Montréal and is a registered dietitian. She has been involved in the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project and is a member on the International Union of Nutrition Sciences Task Force on Traditional, Indigenous and Cultural Food and Nutrition. Her research focuses on food, nutrition and health, indigenous and social perspectives of food, indigenous and qualitative research methodologies, public health and health promotion, food security, and traditional food systems.

Food for Thought Lecture Series

Our annual Food for Thought Public Lecture Series is entering its 23rd season of bringing timely science topics to the community: our neighbours, alumni, students, staff and faculty!

We are happy to be back in person on Macdonald Campus for this year’s lecture series. To accommodate all of our audience members and in an abundance of caution, all lectures will also be streamed online.

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This year's theme:
“The Food-Water-Energy Nexus: Dignified lives for billions on a finite planet”

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