This year’s symposium topic is Transformative Engagement & Relationship Building.

The next series of posts will share bios and information on some of our speakers, including their websites, projects, interviews and videos.

Tara Kappo

The job of organizing a community in more than just logistics and getting things laid out and functioning. We are modeling for the community, taking a gentle approach to everything, and providing teachngs in the ways of ceremony to give space for people to find comfort in the traditional ways of our people
Tara Kappo

Tara Kappo is a nêhiyaw iskwew from the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation (Treaty 8). She is currently a student in the Master of Arts in Native Studies program at the University of Alberta, exploring beadwork, governance, and narratives. Tara is also proud to serve as a member of the Walking With Our Sisters Collective.
2016 biography from Indigenous Feminisms Website

https://www.ualberta.ca/native-studies/about-us/news/2016/november/out-of-the-classroom-
and-onto-the-land

Videos

Wahkohtowin Learning & Practice – Beading with Tara Kappo

Walking with Our Sisters: on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women ft. Tara Kappo at Eckerd
College

Walking With Our Sisters – Tara Kappo
September 7, 2013: Preparing The vamps for the Edmonton exhibit and Tara comes across the
pair she made.