Dr Bob Phillips
Elder

Bob Phillips (Great Bear) is a non-Status Urban Mi’kmaq.

Although a traditional Pipe Carrier, Bob is also very contemporary and holds a PhD in Indigenous Studies from Trent University. He also holds an MA in Fine Art History from York University. Bob Phillips spent ten years as host of the Aboriginal Voices Radio Arts Review show discussing art, culture and contemporary issues with community members from across Canada and the Far North. He will give a ten week course on Indigenous Peoples beginning on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 for the George Brown College Seniors’ Association.

Dr Bob Phillips