Maurice Switzer

Maurice Switzer is a citizen of the Mississaugas of Alderville First Nation and a member of the Sons of Jacob congregation in North Bay. He was the first Indigenous student at Trent University, the first Indigenous publisher of a daily newspaper in Canada, and served as director of communications for the Assembly of First Nations and Union of Ontario Indians. Currently a board member of the White Water Gallery, he believes that Canadians will be celebrating the legacy of Tom Thomson long after they have forgotten about Wayne Gretzky.

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