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Lydia Toorenburgh

Lydia A.I. Toorenburgh is a PhD student in anthropology and Indigenous nationhood at the University of Victoria. They have worked at the University of Victoria as the Indigenous student recruitment officer and most recently as the tri-faculty Indigenous resurgence co-ordinator where they were tasked with creating and leading decolonizing and Indigenizing initiatives in the faculties of social sciences, science and humanities.

They use their training in Indigenous studies and Indigenous anthropology, their experience as a staff member and their lived experience as a mixed settler and Bungi-Métis Two-Spirit person to work toward post-secondary decolonization and Indigenization.

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