Jaris Swidrovich - Truth and Reconciliation

Oct. 12, 2021 at 12:10 p.m. CST

Dr. Jaris Swidrovich Presents on the history of colonization, Two Spirit Indigenous experiences, and Reconciliation. Audience members will walk away with a deeper understanding of Indigenous people and have tangible “to-do” lists for further learning and reconciliation.

Dr. Jaris Swidrovich (he/him) is a Two Spirit and Queer Saulteaux First Nations and Ukrainian man from Yellow Quill First Nation. With a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (2010) from the University of Saskatchewan, a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Toronto, and as a PhD candidate in Education at the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Swidrovich has practiced as a pharmacist and educator for the past decade. Dr. Swidrovich is Canada’s first self-identified First Nations Doctor of Pharmacy and the first and only Indigenous faculty member in pharmacy in Canada.