Jack Saddleback bares raw stories with humourous musings to uplift spaces for identities like his, a Cree Two Spirit Transgender Gay man. Weaving experiences of personal resilience, community compassion, and societal shifts in his keynote, Jack inspires the future lens needed to create an intersectional holistic society. Where we see Wapahtowak (pronunciation: wah-pah-taw-walk): They See Each Other thriving.
Hosted by Student Community & Leadership Development, and the Centre for Indigenous Student Services.
Jack Saddleback is a proud Nehiyaw (Cree) Two Spirit / IndigiQueer, trans, gay man from the Samson Cree Nation in Maskwacis, Alberta; former President for the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union (USSU) Mr. Saddleback was the third Aboriginal person and the first transgender person to hold the role. As an internationally renowned public speaker, activist, and equity champion, Mr. Saddleback is a staunch advocate for Two Spirit topics, mental health, Indigenous engagement, gender and sexual diversity, equitable policies, and social stewardship.