Laurie Buffalo

Laurie Buffalo

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Laurie Buffalo Profile Page // La página de perfil de Laurie Buffalo
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In this interview, conducted during the workshop by one of the young participants, Laurie Buffalo was asked about her role and current challenges in her community and what it means for her to be indigenous and the main message she takes away from her participation in the workshop.

This interview has been transcribed and subtitled in its original language. To that end, you have to click on the 'CC' button at the bottom, right hand side of the video. You can also activate subtitles in another language, by going into the settings of the video, then clicking on the subtitles section, then choosing the option 'auto-translate' and finally the language of your choice.


Laurie Buffalo is a member of Samson Cree Nation from the Maskwacis Cree territory located in Central Alberta, Canada.

Laurie has been involved in Policy and Treaty Protectorate work for numerous years as an independent contractor, consultant, business owner and entrepreneur and is an avid volunteer with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) the International Organization of Indigenous Resource Development (IOIRD) as an Indigenous human rights technician, Intergovernmental Policy Analyst at the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, and served as an Contract Advisor at Assembly of First Nations, as a writer for Alderhill Planning and is currently involved with various initiatives such as the UNESCO International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022 to 2032.

She is a Panelist with The Next 30 Possibility Panel, and a Co-Researcher on the upcoming Indigenous Disabilities Research Project.


All the items documented at the 2015 South Dakota Workshop related to this profile are available at the bottom of this page.




En esta entrevista, realizada durante el taller por uno de los jóvenes participantes, se le pregunta a Laurie Buffalo sobre su papel y los desafíos actuales en su comunidad y lo que significa para ella ser indígena y el mensaje principal que extrae de su participación en el taller.

Esta entrevista fue transcrita y subtitulada en su idioma original. Con este fin, tienen que hacer clic en el botón 'CC' que se encuentra en la parte de abajo, derecha del video. También pueden activar los subtítulos en otro idioma, y tienen que hacer clic en las opciones del video, después seleccionar la parte de los subtítulos, más adelante escoger la opción de 'traducir automáticamente' y finalmente elegir el idioma de su elección.


Todos los documentos archivados del Taller en Dakota del Sur de 2015 relacionados con este perfil están disponibles al final de esta página.

Location / Lugar: 

Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada

Video and picture, The Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation, South Dakota, USA / Video y foto, Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation, Dakota del Sur, Estados Unidos

Original Date / Fecha: 
2015 July 12th
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