S1E1 - A Conversation with Dr. Cynthia Puddu and Cheyenne Greyeyes
Today we discuss decolonizing transitions out of care, community-engaged scholarship, and complex concepts like settler colonialism and neoliberalism.
After recording this episode, we learned that Cheyenne's kokum passed away. We are honored to dedicate this episode to Cheyenne and her kokum.
Today we discuss decolonizing transitions out of care, community-engaged scholarship, and we try to break down some complex concepts like settler colonialism and neoliberalism with Dr. Cynthia Puddu, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Health and Community Studies at MacEwan University. She is joined by Cheyenne Greyeyes, a student and research assistant at MacEwan, who is working alongside Cynthia on a research project, in partnership with Niginan Housing Ventures, documenting the urban Indigenous housing initiative and its approach to preventing houselessness in urban Indigenous youth.
The Decolonizing Transitions from Care project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Networks of Centres of Excellence program. The opinions and interpretations in this podcast are those of the researcher and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Canada.
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