First Peoples Studies degree in the books

Courtesy Savannah Matteini-Gabriel At the start of an academic journey, most people have an idea of what they would like to do or at least that is often the perception. But in reality, that is not always the case. For Kanehsata’kehró:non Savannah Matteini-Gabriel, who recently completed Concordia University’s First Peoples Studies with

Called to teach what she learned

Courtesy Ieianerahstha Rourke Mary Ann Gray has been working to strengthen her fluency in Kanien’kéha since she was young. Her motivation stemmed from the desire to connect to the world around her - her family and community. “Growing up, I would always hear (my grandparents) speak, but they didn’t teach my mom,