Dave Skene

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Dave Skene is Métis and a citizen of the Metis Nation of Ontario.  Dave is the founding director of Global Youth Volunteer Network an international organization working to educate and mobilize young people towards making a positive change in their world.Dave has worked as a grass-roots educational innovator for over 30 years and has led numerous teams of Canadian youth on international volunteer and education projects. He has taught on justice and community development from an Indigenous perspective across Canada and Internationally. Dave’s current focus in GYVN is around issues of Urban Indigenous food security, Indigenous agricultural practices, and land-based education