Room 151 William Norrie Centre
485 Selkirk Avenue,
University of Manitoba (Inner City campus)
Winnipeg, MB R2W 2M6 Canada
Leona Huntinghawk is an Instructor at the Inner City Social Work Program, Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba. Her areas of focus are Indigenous Child Welfare, the '60s Scoop and Program Evaluation from an Indigenous Perspective.
Some of her service work includes the Anti-Racism Task Force (Vice-President, Indigenous), BSW Curriculum Development, and the Social Policy Teaching & Learning Lab Committee (member). Leona is committed to Indigenous pedagogy and incorporating Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being into the fabric of post-secondary learning.
Leona is from Rolling River First Nation and a survivor of the 60s Scoop. She is a registered social worker (RSW) with the Manitoba College of Social Workers. Leona is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Indigenous Studies at the University of Manitoba.