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Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn is the first-ever Chancellor of Algoma University, effective June 13th, 2015. She was sworn in at the University’s annual Convocation ceremony, thereby commencing her five-year term. Horn is from Chapleau, Ontario, and at the age of five was sent to St. Johns Indian Residential School. She was then transferred to the Shingwauk Indian Residential School at the age of seven, where she remained for six years. In 1981, she helped found the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA), a constructive organization that has been a leader at the national level on the residential school issue. She remained in a leadership position with the organization for 34 years. In 2005, Horn retu

Eddy Robinson

Eddy Robinson is an artist, cultural teacher and traditional singer. A Crane Clan member of the Anishinawbek, he originates from the Missanabie Cree First Nation in northern Ontario. Working on the frontline of Toronto's Urban Aboriginal community has given Eddy a strong foundation and the belief in the value of his culture. His music and storytelling are a Celebration of his culture and community. Traditional music has been Eddy's passion for over 20 years and the power of the drum has helped him find a good path in life. In 1998, Eddy established MORNINGSTAR RIVER Drum Group and produced three CD's. MORNINGSTAR RIVER specializes in Aboriginal Education, Traditional Health and Cultural Song

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