University of Saskatchewan Campus
The important conference will support faculty and educators interested in Indigenizing and decolonizing their teaching practice in a post-secondary environment.
Keynote speakers include:
Former Prime Minister, Paul Martin: "Indigenous Education: My Journey"
Friday, September 19
Dene Elder and recognized medicine woman from the NWT, Be'sha Blondin: "Land is our Education"Â
Saturday, September 20
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Fifty-five presenters will be featured on Friday in concurrent sessions at the university. In addition the conference will give delegates opportunities on Saturday to discuss the issues, challenges and promising practices from departments, colleges, and universities across Canada and how they are moving toward fulfilling the educational priority of Aboriginal education.
For the complete conference schedule, please visit http://www.usask.ca/wahkohtowin2014/index.php
For more information about the conference or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Professor, College of Education
To arrange interviews with Former Prime Minister, Paul Martin, please contact:
Research Assistant to the Right Honourable Paul Martin