Darren Thomas is a member of the Seneca Nation; he is a Bear Clan and he currently resides at the Grand River Territory of the Haudenosaunee. Darren currently is pursuing his PhD in community psychology and works part-time for Wilfrid Laurier University as the Indigenous Studies Liaison. His research has focused on First Nations community development, Indigenous research methodologies, suicide prevention and colonial trauma. He also has his own consulting firm and travels throughout North America delivering a motivational message to all people about trying to live up to their greatest expectations. Darren specializes in working with First Nations peoples, inspiring them to be proud of their heritage and take a rightful place in modern society. Darren utilizes humour in all his work as he feels we desperately need to lighten up and begin to enjoy life. Darren is an Orator, Mentor, Actor, as well as a Certified Hypnotherapist and Stage Hypnotist. Darren has over twenty years experience working in radio, education, addiction and community development.
Indigenous Studies Liaison,
Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus