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Inking of Immunity Episode 26. Mel Lefebvre Talks Care & Community Under Capitalism

Owens, Rebecca, Lynn, C. D. and Smetana, M. R. A. (2023) Inking of Immunity Episode 26. Mel Lefebvre Talks Care & Community Under Capitalism. [Audio]

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Mel is a métis, nehiyaw, nakota, saulteaux, french, and irish mother,
community worker, researcher, writer, visual artist, traditional tattoo practitioner and phd student at concordia university focused on healing, decolonization, and (re)connection for Indigenous 2SLGBTQIA+ and Indigenous women.

working closely with the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, mel is vice president of the board, advocating for the safety of Indigenous people as well as Indigenous representation, education, and employment.

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Additional Information: Inking of Immunity Podcast is produced and cohosted by Chris Lynn, Becci Owens, and Mike Smetana. Kira Yancey is the editor and producer. We are tattoo researchers talking to other tattoo researchers and practitioners. IoI is supported in part by the National Science Foundation (BCS-2017553) and the Universities of Alabama (USA) and Sunderland (UK). Follow us on Facebook (Inking.of.Immunity), Twitter (Inking_Immunity), and Instagram (Inking.of.Immunity).
Depositing User: Rebecca Owens


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Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2024 12:22
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2024 12:22


Author: Rebecca Owens ORCID iD
Author: C. D. Lynn ORCID iD
Author: M. R. A. Smetana

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