By Matteo Cimellaro Local Journalism Initiative Reporter When Allison Fisher gives a presentation to hospitals in the Greater Ottawa region in late November, she’ll be gauging how serious they are about reconciliation and confronting anti-Indigenous racism. Whether or not there’s hope the meeting will lead to change is an open question. “Ask me after,” Fisher told Canada’s National Observer. “I’m a good reader of people. I’ve been in many rooms throughout my career here, many rooms filled with people who aren’t the least bit interested, and people who are semi-interested, and people who have the potential to be supportive. “We can recognize that ingredient pretty easily.” Fisher has been the executive director of Wabano, an Indigenous cultural, community and health centre near downtown Ottawa, for more than two decades. She
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