DUKE REDBIRD, KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Dr. Duke Redbird is from the Saugeen First Nation Scholar, he is an Indigenous intellectual, poet, painter, broadcaster, filmmaker and keynote speaker. He brings his breadth of cultural knowledge and artistic practice to the benefit of a global audience.
 
A well-known Canandian broadcaster and television personality, Duke is in demand as a keynote speaker at corporate events, in universities, symposiums, galleries workshops. He delivers a unique perspective from his heritage that is both a positive and optimistic alternative to how we view our universe in the 2lst century. In 2005, Dr. Redbird was honored by the Indigenous community of Toronto and recognized as an Urban Elder and Wisdom Keeper. In this capacity, Duke's presentation is a message of inspiration, hope and vision for the future.
 
Presently, Dr. Redbird is an Advisor to the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) in the field of Indigenous Art & Culture; and the Curator of an inaugural art exhibition called Debwewin (Truth), Fine Art Collection and Archives of the TDSB. He is also an Advisor for the Board of Director's of Toronto's Jumblies Theatre, the Banff Centre for the Arts and the Advisory committee for Sidewalk Labs.