How has trauma inflicted upon my people through Residential Schools and the Sixties Scoop impacted our views around gender and sexuality? How has religion changed how we view relationships? How has language extraction impacted the ways we talk about gender and sex? These are questions I ask myself when I think about why Indigenous people […]
About RJ Jones
RJ Jones is nakawē nêhiyaw (Saulteaux–Cree), originally from Saskatchewan and is currently living on Algonquin Territory in Ottawa, ON. They are a Two Spirit, Non-Binary and Queer multimedia artist, storyteller, facilitator and educator in the topics of decolonizing our approach to Gender and Sexuality. They are an advocate for Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ Indigenous issues and work from a decolonial and intersectional lens. RJ is an experienced in public speaker and has been invited to give workshops and keynotes across Canada. RJ has been working in sexual health for the past year with The Native Youth Sexual Health Network as a Peer Mentor and Planned Parenthood Ottawa as a Community Developer. RJ’s passion for Two Spirit and Trans advocacy has lead them to oppotunities such as serving as the Vice President of Kind Space and they are also a member of the Kanawayhitowin Youth Committee at the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres.
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