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Andrea Auger

Reconciliation and Research Manager, First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada

Dedicated to ensuring First Nations children and all children have the same opportunities to succeed and be proud of who they are.

Media/Médias

Biography/Biographie

Raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Andrea Auger is a proud Ojibwe member of the Pays Plat First Nation. After completing a Master of Arts in 2008, she joined the Caring Society team to work on the Touchstones of Hope. Currently Andrea is the Reconciliation and Research Manager and Coordinating Editor of the First Peoples Child and Family Review. With her background in Education, Andrea is passionate about teaching, mentoring and learning from others, especially children, youth and Elders. Her main areas of interest include engagement in reconciliation, reconciliation approaches, child and youth engagement, and human rights.

Expertise

  • Touchstones of Hope
  • Shannen's Dream
  • Research
  • Reconciliation
  • Public Education
  • Jordan's Principle
  • Human Rights
  • First Nations Child Welfare
  • Education
  • Child and Youth Engagement

Education/Éducation

  • Lakehead University

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) & Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), 2006
  • Carleton University
    French Language and Literature
    Master of Arts, 2008