Building Strong Relationships with Indigenous Communities
Join Jean Dube, Indigenous Community Engagement Liaison and Jeff Logan, Instructor as they talk about the importance of building community with Indigenous groups and some of the tangible steps organizations and individuals can take to bridge gaps.
Jean Dube has both a degree in Social Work with a focus on the indigenous peoples from the University of Victoria in 2012 and a Master’s in Education, Adult lifelong learning from the University of Saskatchewan in 2018. During her time at SAIT, Jean worked to recruit and support Indigenous students as an Indigenous Student Advisor. Presently, as the Indigenous Community Engagement Liaison for SAIT, Jean continues to work in the communities to bring awareness and support to the communities and their students.
Jeff Logan has taught and consulted in North America, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia. He holds a CELTA (Adult Education), an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and a Master of Arts in Linguistics. These degrees focused on First Nations language and culture and were awarded by the University of Cambridge, the First Nations University College and the University of Regina. Jeff has taught Linguistics, Aboriginal Studies, Communication Studies, Management, and Androgogy at a variety of post-secondary institutions. He served as the director of several non-profit organizations that worked with immigrant and Aboriginal communities. He also spent a number of years with Mâwandônan Consulting, one of Saskatchewan's leading Aboriginal consulting firms.