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Alejandro Mayoral Banos

Indigenous Friends Association
Executive Director
Toronto, Canada Area
Alejandro is an academic and activist, who is currently working with organizations in Canada and Mexico deploying participatory and community-driven projects by/with/for Indigenous peoples. As a Ph.D. Candidate in the Joint Program of Communication & Culture at York University and Ryerson University in Toronto, his academic research focuses on decolonial computing and digital decoloniality intersecting several areas such as digital humanities, Indigenous media, indigenizing software engineering, Indigenous data sovereignty and decolonial infrastructure. He is the founder of the Indigenous Friends Initiative in Canada and Magtayaní in Mexico.
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