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Amos Key, Jr. aims to bring Indigeneity to Brock – Brock News

July 11, 2019

In his new role as Vice-Provost, Indigenous, Amos Key, Jr. is confident Brock University can become a leader in changing the way Indigenous issues are framed in education.

While he believes Brock and other post-secondary schools are doing a good job at ‘Indigenizing,’ Key believes the conversation in Canada needs to shift to bringing ‘Indigeneity’ into the education system.

“Across the country, we are in a watershed moment because of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People,” said Key, who started his tenure at Brock last week. “There’s a wonderful opportunity to peel back a century of wrong doing and misunderstanding and allow Indigenous ideology to finally step forward. We call that ideology in our work Indigeneity.”

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