Assembling Strength: Pathways to Reconciliation Gathering
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Assembling Strength: Pathways to Reconciliation Gathering
Presented by: Dr. Dustin Louie & Various Presenters
Date(s):
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Sandman Signature (formerly Lethbridge Lodge) 320 Scenic Dr S, Lethbridge, AB
About the Session:

Southern Alberta Professional Development Consortium, on behalf of Alberta Regional Professional Development Consortia’s Education for Reconciliation grant work, is pleased to create a dynamic learning opportunity that allows regional sharing of our collective journey towards reconciliation through education.

   Time

   Event

8:30 - 9:00 am Registration
9:00 – 9:30am Welcome and Elder Blessing/Sharing
9:30 – 10:30am Keynote – Dr. Dustin Louie
10:30 – 10:45am Break
10:45 - 12:00pm Breakout Session 1
  Witnessing: Indigenous Approaches to Pedagogy and Assessment
Presenter: Dr. Dustin Louie
  What can I contribute to meaningful reconciliation?
Presenter: Warren Woytuck
  Building a School Culture that Represents Traditional Blackfoot Ways
Presenters: Jennifer Scout & Moses Spear Chief
12:00 – 12:45pm Lunch (provided)
12:45 – 2:00pm Breakout Session 2
  Iikaakimaat (Trying hard and working hard) in Livingstone Range School Division
Presenters: Richard Feller, Sandra Lamouche, Juliane Guitton, Julie Laplante
  What Can I Contribute to Meaningful Reconciliation?
Presenter: Warren Woytuck
  Building a School Culture that Represents Traditional Blackfoot Ways
Presenters: Jennifer Scout & Moses Spear Chief
2:00 – 2:15pm Break
2:15 – 3:30pm Breakout Session 3
  Iikaakimaat (Trying hard and working hard) in Livingstone Range School Division
Presenters: Richard Feller, Sandra Lamouche, Juliane Guitton, Julie Laplante
  What Can I Contribute to Meaningful Reconciliation?
Presenter: Warren Woytuck
  Getting Real: Our Journey with Supporting Success for Indigenous Students
Presenters: Joann Bartley, Chris Smeaton, Michelle MacKinnon, Annette Bruisedhead

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Grade Level:
K-12
About the Presenter(s):
Dr. Dustin Louie

Dr. Dustin Louie is a First Nations scholar from Nee Tahi Buhn and Nadleh Whut’en of the Carrier Nation of central British Columbia. He is a member of the Beaver Clan. Dustin’s education background includes a degree in Canadian history, a Master's in International Relations, and a PhD in Educational Research. The topic of Dr. Louie’s dissertation was Sexual Exploitation Prevention Education for Indigenous Girls. He has worked as an historian in a land claims law firm, studied Indigenous homelessness in Western Canada, worked internationally for non- governmental organizations in Uganda and Australia, and is now at the Werklund School of Education in the University of Calgary. As a tenure-track Assistant Professor, he teaches primarily in courses related to Indigenous education, social justice, and educational philosophy. Further research interests include practical approaches to Indigenizing education, decolonizing education, Indigenous pedagogies, and critical theory.

Various Presenters

Registration Fee:

$0.00

Registration Notes:

Lunch & refeshments provided.

Please note: Breakout sessions are subject to change without notice.