Indspire presents a virtual event with author Jesse Thistle

Jesse Thistle
Jesse Thistle

Roberta Jamieson, president and CEO of Indspire, will engage in a conversation with Jesse Thistle, assistant professor in the Department of Equity Studies at York University and author of the best-selling memoir, From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way. This event will take place June 11 at 7 p.m. and it is free and open to the community. To learn more, visit the event website at:

This live chat will explore Thistle’s journey, including how he discovered his Métis heritage, the role models who have influenced him, and the impact that education has had on his life.

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Indspire is a national Indigenous registered charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.

Indspire’s vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement. In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire educates, connects and invests in First Nations, Inuit and Métis people so they will achieve their highest potential.