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This two day online workshop for pre-service and in-service teachers will provide opportunities for participants to develop TQS competency within a Land-based learning set of activities. Participants will be introduced to storytelling and on the Land learning from an Indigenous perspective in context of Treaty 7 and Blackfoot Confederacy nations. Participants will be invited to examine their relationship to land as a way to inform how they approach their teaching practices.

Michelle Scott is the Director of Indigenous Initiatives at St. Mary’s University. Michelle is a proud Mi’kmaw/Irish/English woman from Katmkuk (Newfoundland) and has lived the past nineteen years on Treaty 7 land and traditional Blackfoot territory.

Audrey Weasel Traveller, is a grandmother, storyteller-educator and Elder from the Piikani-Blackfoot First Nation. As a retired federal employee who worked within the education program, Audrey now teaches at Red Crow College and continues her involvement with cultural and ceremonial activities within the Treaty 7 area.

Evelyn is a Lakota Dakota Elder and has been an educator for many years and has experienced many changes within the education system. She is excited about this time in education because she gets to share her histories, her culture and her traditions to create a better understanding of Indigenous peoples.

Dates:
Monday, August 17 & 18, 2020 – 9am-4pm
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 – 9am-12pm

$175 participant fee
Discount rate for: Cooperating teachers of StMUs Education program 2019-2020 AND Current students and alumni of StMUs Education program.