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Guadalajara 2019 ISPA Congress - Leslie McCue
Congress Theme - The Strength Within Us
Leslie McCue

Leslie McCue

Canada - Canadá

English Leslie Kachena McCue is a member of the Mississaugas of Curve Lake First Nation, who has fought for Indigenous rights by breaking stereotypes and raising cultural awareness. Her work is driven by her past, her passion to educate, and the motivation to empower others. Leslie is a Traditional dancer, an Indigenous Knowledge Resource Teacher, and the Coordinator for the Royal Ontario Museum Youth Cabinet. Leslie is a Resident Artist Educator for the 2017-2019 seasons, and is a part of the Drama School Faculty at Young Peoples Theatre.

She has a strong passion for supporting and promoting Indigenous artists through freelance in administration, tour management, fundraising, facilitation, and curation, with organizations such as: Chocolate Woman Collective, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre and the Indigenous Arts Festival.

Leslie has been asked to perform and speak at many venues including: The Vancouver Olympics Athletes Village and Pavilions, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and the Juno Beach Museum in France.

Español Es miembro del pueblo originario de los Mississaugas of Lake Curve y ha luchado por los derechos indígenas rompiendo estereotipos y haciendo conciencia cultural. Su trabajo nace de su pasado, de su pasión por la formación y su motivación por empoderar a otros. Leslie es bailarina tradicional, maestra de recursos del conocimiento indígena y coordinadora del Consejo Juvenil del Real Museo de Ontario, así como educadora artista residente 2017-2019 y parte de la Facultad de la Escuela Dramática del Young Peoples Theatre.

Es una apasionada del apoyo y la promoción de artistas indígenas a través de la administración, gestión de giras, recaudación de fondos, mediación y curaduría con organizaciones como Chocolate Woman Collective, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre y el Indigenous Arts Festival.

Leslie ha sido invitada a dar presentaciones y palabras en recintos como en Pabellón de la Villa de Atletas de los Juegos Olímpicos de Vancouver, Vrije Universiteit en Amsterdam, y el Museo de Juno Beach en Francia.

Speaker - Conferencista
Session 2 | The Narratives Of The Next Generation - Sesión 2 | Narrativas de las próximas generaciones
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - Miércoles 29 de mayo de 2019

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