About Us

 


We are placing the emphasis on what inspires –

innovative questions, ideas, and solutions.


Indigenous leaders, Mary, Tracey and Dale, will share their voices in a unique forum, highlighting their experiences as Change Makers. We invite you to join us for an intimate dialogue at this year’s Coady Celebrates.

TUESDAY | OCTOBER 4 | 2016
5:00 PM: CANAPÉS  |  6:00 PM: PANEL DISCUSSION  |  7:00 PM: CLOSING
CUNARD CENTRE | 961 MARGINAL ROAD | HALIFAX | NOVA SCOTIA

Tracey Lindberg is a citizen of As'in'i'wa'chi Ni'yaw Nation Rocky Mountain Cree. She is an award-winning academic, writer and teaches Indigenous studies and Indigenous law at two universities. Her debut novel, Birdie, was published in 2015 and was selected for the 2016 edition of CBC Canada Reads.

Mary Simon, OC, QC, is a founding member of Canadians for a New Partnership, an organization of distinguished Canadians working to rebuild the relationship between the Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Canadians. Mary was also an Honorary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Dale Tamara Plett is from the Fish Clan of Chippewas of Rama First Nation. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Outdoor Recreation & Counselling as well as a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Counselling. She currently manages the Recreation Department at Rama First Nation and serves on the Board of Governors for the Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario.

Funds raised from this event support Coady Institute and provide scholarships for dedicated citizen leaders to participate in Coady’s development education programs.

For more information: coadyevents@stfx.ca | Charitable Registration/BN: 10808 3270 RR0001