Pumped to announce that Doris Peltier has agreed to come visit and speak at our Summit this November! This is your LAST WEEK TO REGISTER to come for our weekend gathering, November 22nd-25th. Ontario travel scholarships available, food & sleeping accommodations provided. ✊🏽✊🏽✊🏽 Doris is a publicly disclosed 62 year old HIV-positive Indigenous woman; she is firstly and more importantly, a mother of 2, grandmother to 9 grandchildren and great grandmother to 3 great greats! She is currently in the role of National Coordinator for Visioning Health II (VHII), a 4 year Intervention research study for HIV-positive Indigenous women in Canada. VHII is a University of Victoria funded research study housed at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN). Other current involvements for Doris include: Community Advisory Committee member with the CIHR-Canadian HIV Trials Network; Co-chair of the Community Aboriginal Advisory Board for Positive Aboriginal Women (CAAB PAW) with the Canadian HIV Women's Sexual Reproductive Health Cohort Study (CHIWOS); Community Advisory Council member with the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (University of Toronto); Aboriginal ‘at large’ on the Board of Directors with the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE). Doris co-authored When Women Pick Up Their Bundles: HIV Prevention and Related Service Needs of Aboriginal Women in Canada, published in the Scholar Press publication Women and HIV Prevention in Canada, and co-authored “Good Medicine”: Decolonizing HIV Policy for Indigenous Women in Canada, published in the University of Toronto Press publication Seeing Red, HIV/AIDS and Public Policy in Canada. Doris is Anishinaabe from Wikwemikoong Ontario, is fluent in Anishinaabemowin and has a considerable wealth of indigenous knowledge and acknowledges her many teachers.