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Msit No'kmaq 

Kwe' - Hello and Welcome

My name is Shane, and I am Two-Spirit Mi’kmaw and Newfoundland Settler.  I am a member of the Qalipu First Nation on the southwestern coast of Newfoundland (E'sukatijk Walne'k - Lourdes/Clam Bank Cove), where I was born and raised and have been living in Toronto since 2006.

I am a social worker, educator, PhD (ABD, Trent), and Joseph-Armand Bombardier Scholar, and an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Community Services, School of Social Work, and the Academic Coordinator of the Indigenous Knowledges and Experiences Certificate with Toronto Metropolitan University.

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