Events

Revitalizing Our Languages

Summer Institutes

FNMIEAO 3-day institutes focused on infusing Indigenous perspectives into the curriculum.

  • Learn from the land, through the guidance of Elders to understand the connection between Indigenous knowledge and the natural environment.
  • Have the opportunity to participate in customary practices.
  • Explore how to respectfully incorporate Indigenous Worldviews and Ways of Knowing.
  • Consider how to move forward in education by examining how current and historical events have impacted the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indegenous Peoples.
  • Be provided with strategies and classroom ready resources on how to appropriately and respectfully embed Idigenous perspectives into the curriculum.
Revitalizing our classroom with Indigenous knowledge (K-12)
INTRODUCTORY LEVEL

Date: July 9th-11th 2018

Revitalizing our classroom with Indigenous knowledge (K-12)
ADVANCED LEVEL

Date: July 23th-25th 2018

'Tekatkwa (to dance) with Indigenous knowledge (K-12)
Date: August 8th-10th 2018


3rd Biannual Elders' Gathering

3rd Biannual Elders' Gathering

FNMIEAO presents our 3rd biannual Elders' gathering. Learning on the land with Elders, Senators & Knowledge Holders.

Date: October 19 - 21st, 2018
Location: Cedar Glen YMCA - Just outside of Bolton, Ontario.


Revitalizing Our Languages

Revitalizing Our Languages

Special guests from Aotearoa (New Zealand) will be sharing about the successes of their marau-akura (school curriculum). With over 7 years of data their programs are a proven model where their Maori students have a graduation rate of 98% and are fully fluent in their Maori language. Members of the Hei family will be sharing how they have overcome the impacts of colonization in order to create an education system that is based on their philosophies, langauge and identity.

Date: April 25th, 2018 (10:00am - 3:00pm)
Location: Antler Elementary School, 324 Chippewa Road, Muncy, Onatio.


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