Book Club “Learning from and with Indigenous Community Members”
Join us for another session of the Learning from and with Indigenous Community Members Book Club on Monday, February 27, from 6-7:30 pm EST!
Bonnie Johnston identifies as an Anishinaabe woman, mother, Kookum (grandmother), storyteller, helper and educator. She is a registered band member of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation located in northwestern Ontario and currently lives and works in Toronto.
Bonnie is a 2006 graduate from the University of Toronto with a Master of Social Work Degree & specialized practice in social justice and diversity. Bonnie is currently employed as a School Social Worker at the Urban Indigenous Education Centre, Toronto District School Board. She is also a part-time Lecturer in the School of Social Work at Toronto Metropolitan University and in the School of Justice and Emergency Services at Durham College.
Over the past 20 years, Bonnie has dedicated her life (paid and volunteer work) to helping people and communities. Areas of knowledge and experience include Indigenous holistic healing practices, community development, child welfare, mental health, addictions, family violence, bereavement, human trafficking and Indigenous justice strategies. In addition to the above, she is passionate and committed to maintaining balanced health and wellness through critical self-reflective practice and life-long learning.