U of T alumna establishes bursary for Indigenous, Black and Taino students – U of T News

U of T alumna establishes bursary for Indigenous, Black and Taino students – U of T News

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2021170 Views

Erica Neeganagwedgin is looking to tell a different story than the one currently being told.

Neeganagwedgin, who earned master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), has established the Olive Moxam Indigenous Bursary – named for her mother – to support Indigenous, Black and Taino students in OISE’s master of teaching program.

An assistant professor in critical policy, equity and leadership studies at Western University, Neeganagwedgin says she met many people who supported her during her time at U of T – particularly Black and Indigenous students and some who, like her, are of Taino heritage, which originates in the Caribbean.

Read More: https://www.utoronto.ca/news/u-t-alumna-establishes-bursary-indigenous-black-and-taino-students

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