This fall, Canadian Geographic released the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, four volumes of maps, articles, timelines, and images which were compiled in partnership with the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Métis National Council, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and Indspire. I have spent the last four weeks pouring over them and I still have not read right through, a testament to the large amount of compelling and up-to-date information contained in each.Read More
One of the fears that teacher candidates I work with consistently express is that their students, at whatever grade level, will not be engaged with Indigenous content.Read More
This month, young people from Kashechewan First Nation arrived in Ottawa to ask that a proper elementary school be built in their community. Located on James Bay, students have been out of school this month as the portables where classes have been held for the past ten years have been declared moldy and unhealthy.Read More
On August 22, 2018, I was joined by my colleague Dr. John Doran for a free webinar called Selecting Resources with Indigenous Content. It was amazing to see the engagement from educators across the country!
Thank you to all those who attended. If you didn't get a chance, here is the link to the webinar. Scroll down the page to download the handout of resources that we created. All future webinars will now be posted under the webinar tab on my website.
Thank you to Dr. Doran for joining me! Special thanks also goes to Dr. Jean-Paul Restoule and Erika Finestone at the University of Victoria, and Christopher Lawley of Staffroom Wellness, for their support in getting this webinar off the ground! Stay tuned for more webinars in the 2018-2019 year!