Jarvis Googoo on Public Education about Mi’kmaq

In honour of Mi’kmaw History (and Present) Month, we talk to Mi’kmaw lawyer, advocate, health expert, public speaker and runner, Jarvis Googoo from We’koqma’q.

He shares with us some of his life journey, education and experiences, as well as his views on reconciliation and the importance of public education about the Mi’kmaw Nation – then and now.

He is a phenomenal public educator about all things Mi’kmaq!

You can follow him on Twitter https://twitter.com/JarvisGoogoo

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You can also check out his website https://jarvisgoogoo.com/

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