Ghanaian-born Professor George Sefa Dei of the University of Toronto is a renowned educator, researcher and writer who is considered by many as one of Canada’s foremost scholars on race and anti-racism studies. He is the recipient of many awards including the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award, OISE, University of Toronto and the 2014 recipient of the Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize from the University of Toronto for his internationally recognized work on anti-racism and social justice. In June of 2007, Professor Dei was installed as a traditional chief in Ghana, specifically, as the Adumakwaahene of the town of Asokore, in the New Juaben Traditional Area of Ghana. His stool name is Nana Sefa Atweneboah I.
Part of Yellowknife's very first TEDx event at the Įłàà katı̀ Traditional Knowledge Festival, September 2014.