Lorna Williams

Dr. Lorna Wanosts’a7 Williams, the chair of First Peoples Culture Council and is an advocate for Indigenous languages and cultures. She is a member of the Lil’wat First Nation of Mount Currie.  She is the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledge and Learning, Associate Professor in Indigenous Education, Curriculum and Instruction and Linguistics, and former Program Director of Aboriginal Education at the University of Victoria. Lorna received her Doctorate in Education at the University of Tennessee. She has co-directed a series of videos called First Nations: The Circle Unbroken and has written children’s books, teachers’ guides and developed Lil’wat language curriculum to teach people to read and write the Lil’wat language.  

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