SASKWATONMINISKAK: Judy Pelly
Join us for a conversation with Elder Judy Pelly for a conversation on intergenerational healing.
About this event
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The Saskwatonminiskak 12-part Speaker Series is a chokecherry studios initiative funded by Canadian Roots Exchange (CRE). Each month we will be hosting a conversation with local leaders, artists and advocates . This is the eight edition of the Saskwatonminiskak Speaker Series and we are honoured to be joined by Elder Judy Pelly.
Judy Pelly is a respected Knowledge Keeper and Cultural Advisor and provides guidance and support to individuals, organizations, institutions, and agencies. Judy is Anishinaabe-Saulteaux and was born and raised in the Cote First Nation. She is a survivor of the St. Phillips Indian Residential School (IRS) where she attended from 1957-1964. She was raised with her Anishinaabe-Saulteaux cultural traditions and is a practitioner who attends and participates in her family/community cultural ceremonies. She is a proud mother of three sons and a Kohkum to five grandchildren.
Judy received her post-secondary education at the U of S and worked as an education manager and community engagement worker with an emphasis on the Indigenous population and with women at risk given her life experience as an IRS survivor of abuse. Judy retired from the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies as the Dean of Community and Health Studies in 2015, she continues to be involved in various project committees and with the Indigenous Advisory Circles as well as the SHA/MHA Adult Outreach Judy encourages all people and organizations to continue to work together respectfully in the spirit of reconciliation.