Join us on November 17, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. as we continue our Indigenous Conversations with Gimaa (Chief) Stacey Laforme as he discusses Truth & Reconciliation.

R. Stacey Laforme is the elected Chief of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN). Born and raised on MCFN, Chief Laforme has served his community for over twenty years being first elected to council in 1999. Chief Laforme is committed to increasing involvement and communication between Elected Council and both on and off-reserve membership. He is very active throughout MCFN’s traditional territory which encompasses 3.9 million acres of Southern Ontario, not only as a Chief, but as a notable storyteller and poet.

Chief Laforme has recently been appointed as honorary senior fellow for Massey College, joining the duke of Edinburgh and the chancellor of oxford as only the third person awarded the highest honor the college can bestow. Chief R. Stacey Laforme exemplifies significant and continuous service to our community by demonstrating integrity, generosity of spirit, humility, courage, collaboration, “The Good Mind”, and traditional ways of knowing and being.

Join the Conversation:

Upcoming Indigenous Conversations:

Residential Schools with Darlene Laforme

November 24, 2021

12:00 p.m.


Moccasin Identifier with Carolyn King

December 1, 2021

12:00 p.m.



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