PAST RESEARCHERS

Aleyah Erin Lennon

Aleyah Erin Lennon is a Master's student in the Sustainability Studies program at Trent University. With a professional and academic background in Experiential Outdoor Education, Environmental Science and Indigenous Studies, Aleyah is an Ontario Certified Teacher and Wilderness Facilitator, committed to supporting truth, reconciliation and Indigenous resurgence in Canada. Her research interests involve examining Settler Consciousness in Indigenous-led environmental activism, specifically around water protection. As a settler-Canadian of Irish ancestry, Aleyah has explored a life-long fascination with the nuances of place-based meaning-making and the role of identity, culture, and spirituality in the co-creation of sustainable communities. Aleyah is deeply grateful for the continued privilege to live, work, and grow in Nogojiwanong. 

Aging Activisms is a program of activist research, academic mentorship, and intergenerational community-building led by
Dr. May Chazan, Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Gender and Feminist Studies at Trent University.

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Thanks to Ben Hodson for our graphic. The photos on our site have been taken by members of the Aging Activisms research team and our participants and collaborators.