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Thursday, October 8, 2020
7:00pm | Length: 45min
Email info@chimeraproject.org to register.
Session is limited to 20 spots to ensure Q&A is great for everyone.

This work session presents an entry point into meetings places of western-native conversations so that you (the educator) are supported in empowered to discuss challenging topics that arise within the realm of this rich and powerful context.

Our content is cross-Canada, cross-classroom relevant for grades 4 - 12.

Session Objectives:

  • Find your personal voice when you connect your required curriculum with First Nations content.
  • Discover the language and words to use, and which to avoid.
  • Teach current Canadian issues within your classroom acknowledging how the colonial framework impacts our youth still today.
  • Concepts and suggestions when teaching First Nations history / current events as a non-First Nations person.

This session is led by Métis-Assiniboine artist Sophie Dow and hosted by Polish-Canadian Malgorzata Nowacka-May. Cultural knowledge within this workshop is brought from Elders and teachers gathered over 30 years, who wished for these lessons to be learned by all.

Please bring your questions, insights, concerns and thoughts, anonymously or not and we will work through them.

We were surprised by the things we discovered on our journey, and hope you will find things to positively surprise yourself with as well.

To register email info@chimeraproject.org

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