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):
Tuesday, October 22, 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 Assesment with Dr. Dustin Louie
  Looking For My Sister (The Sixties Scoop) with Shirley Boomer
  Building a School Culture that Represents Traditional Blackfoot Ways with Jennifer Scout 
  Getting Real – Our Journey with Supporting Success for Indigenous Students with The Holy Spirit Team
12:00 – 12:45pm Lunch (provided)
12:45 – 2:00pm Breakout Session 2
  Iikaakimaat (Trying hard and working hard) in Livingstone Range School Division with The LRSD Team
  Circle of Courage / Way of Life with Darrell Willier
  Building a School Culture that Represents Traditional Blackfoot Ways with Jennifer Scout 
  Elder Panel 
2:00 – 2:15pm Break
2:15 – 3:30pm Breakout Session 3
  Iikaakimaat (Trying hard and working hard) in Livingstone Range School Division with The LRSD Team
  Circle of Courage / Way of Life with Darrell Willier
  Elder Panel 

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Audience:
Teachers, Administrators
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 Deadline:

October 21, 2019

Registration Notes:

Lunch & refeshments provided.

Please note: Breakout sessions are subject to change.