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Garnet’s Journey: From Truth to Reconciliation

A Great Education Resource!

See GARNETS JOURNEY.COM where you will meet Garnet Angeconeb––an Aboriginal man who has survived a long journey––from the trap line to residential school, to city life––all in the past six decades. On this site, Garnet will tell you stories from his life, in his own voice, in about 30 brief videos, plus one 21-minute biography. It’s like reading a book, except in this case the author is speaking to you.

Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Symposium

EVENT: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Symposium
March 24-27, 2015,  University of Regina

Format: This 4-day event will include two panels from faculty on topics associated with Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women. The symposium will also include a student panel and a World Café Event.

The World Café (March 27 @ 9-3). This day-long event will encourage discussion, creativity, and action planning with individuals committed to social action. We imagine participation from members of the university community (staff, students and faculty) as well as the larger community of Regina and area.

Call for Presenters: Three 1-hour panels will be offered from March 24-26 (details below). Each panel will have 4-5 presenters. Each presenter will have 10 minutes to present. Presenters are invited to be creative (engage participants in an activity that you do in class; tell a story; offer a photo essay; or use power point or other tools).

Presenters will be asked to respond to one of the following questions:

  • Panel 1 (March 24 @ 1pm): How are we teaching about
    Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in the Liberal Arts?
  • Panel 2 (March 25 @ 11:30am):How are we teaching about
    Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in the Professional Programs?
  • Panel 3 (March 26 @ 2pm): How are we learning about
    Missing and Murdered Aboriginal women in our undergraduate and graduate studies? A student panel.

Responding to the Call for Presenters: Please send an email confirmation of your interest to present on a specific panel by  February 27 @ 3 pm to the Executive Lead: Indigenization, Shauneen.Pete@uregina.ca

 

Youth Reconciliation Leadership Forum

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CANADIAN ROOTS EXCHANGE

March 5-7, 2015

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA

A youth to youth interactive forum exploring how to bridge the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Canada. Hosted with Children of the Earth High School in Winnipeg, approximately 300 youth from across the country are anticipated to take part. The target age is for youth between the ages of 15 and 29.

For more information about registration, or presentation opportunities, go to http://canadianroots.ca/national-conference

Cree Knowledge Keeper, Storyteller, Musician, and Artist Residency at University of Regina

Joseph Naytowhow

Joseph Naytowhow, Cree knowledge keeper, storyteller, musician, and artist will be doing a residency at the University of Regina with the Elementary Program as part of PLACE. He will be at the U of R from January 26 to February 6 and will be located in ED 221.5.  Joseph is knowledgeable with treaty, oral history, storytelling, protocol and much more. He is at the U of R to work with faculty, sessionals and students in the third year of the elementary program.

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