U of T Scarborough librarian uses research skills to confirm Indigenous roots – U Toronto

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2018177 Views

When it came to discovering more about her family’s Indigenous roots, Sarah Guay, a liaison librarian at the University of Toronto Scarborough, approached the journey with the same passion and determination that she brings to her job.

Earlier this year, Guay registered as a member of the Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation after a lengthy two-year verification process made difficult by lack of documentation – a challenge Guay didn’t allow to hold her back.

After being hired full-time at the U of T Scarborough Library, she learned that she is the first librarian there to identify as Indigenous.

“It’s very exciting to be the first, but for me this is also still very new,” she says.

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