Come meet Byron Beardy, Program Manager with FARHA’s Kimeechiminan (Our Food) – Food Security program as he will be presenting as one of the panelists.
October 20, 2022 at 2:30 pm
Convocation Hall, 2nd floor of Wesley Hall, The University of Winnipeg
Presented in partnership with the Manitoba Craft Council
For more information visit: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/art-gallery/programming/2022-23/worried-earth-panel-discussion.html
About Byron Beardy
Byron Beardy is a fluent Anishininew (Ojibway-Cree) speaker and a knowledge keeper with a focus on indigenous food sovereignty and security from Garden Hill Anishininew Nation. As Program Manager with Four Arrows Regional Health Authority’s (FARHA) Kimeechiminan (Our Food) – Food Security program, he works to support the inclusion of language and identity in the indigenous food sovereignty movement in Manitoba. Byron shares his learned knowledge of indigenous cultural protocols, customs, and practices with a focus on Indigenous food sovereignty, security, and sustainability. He also contributes to indigenous health and food research, co-leading peer-reviewed publications and co-applicant and co-PI on major research projects. As well, Byron provides Anishininew translation, interpretation, narration, and transcription services for various clients throughout Manitoba.