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S’TEṈISTOLW̱ 2017

Schedule by Block

Conference Schedule

Block 1

Day 2 - August 24 at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus

  1. Special Guest Panel: Multiple Sites of Maori/Indigenous Struggle in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  2. Panel: Indigenous Learner Engagement Projects
    • The Role and Benefits of an Indigenized Wholistic Life Skills Training Program for Indigenous Students and Communities
    • Indigenous Men’s Wellness
  3. Workshop: Dene Heroes of the Sahtu
  4. Workshop: Walking Together: Indigenous and Black Perspectives on Decolonizing Education
  5. Workshop: Evaluating Students in a Wholistic Way
  6. Workshop: A Settler on Indigenous Land: Teaching a Language of Colonization on Indigenous Territory
  7. Workshop: First Nations and Higher Education Institutions: Opportunities for Partnerships
  8. Presentation and Circle Discussion: Island Health’s Aboriginal Employment Program: Connecting Indigenous youth and adults to careers in health care
  9. Panel: Practicing Indigenization, Institutionalizing Reconciliation
    • Institutionalizing Reconciliation: Systemic Truth Mobilization and Indigenous Knowledge Transfer
    • Turning the Prison Inside-Out through Indigenization: Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village

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Block 2

Day 2 - August 24 at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus

  1. Workshop: Entering our Thee Lelum Honoured House of Learning: Weaving Indigenous Ways of Knowing into Education
  2. Panel: Strengthening Alliances: Two Perspectives
    • Two Row on the Grand River: Strengthening Alliances through Land/Water-Based Journeys
    • Indigenous in BC: The Art of Connection from an Indigenous Māori Settler’s Perspective, Unfolding Lessons
  3. Workshop: Decolonizing = Indigenization: a Transformative Approach and Response to the TRC Recommendations
  4. Workshop: Naming Here: the “Product” and Process of an Indigenized Pedagogy
  5. Presentation and Circle Discussion: Raising Our Hands to Our Children
  6. Workshop: Virtual Reality and Cooperative Trades: The Next Generation
  7. Panel: Holistic Approaches to Life and Living
  8. Panel: Indigenizing Healthcare Education
    • Living and Learning with First Nations Communities
    • UBC Learning Circle
  9. Workshop: Beautiful Words: Transmitting Indigenous Cultural Values in Language Revitalization
  10. Workshop: Participatory Community Mapmaking for Curriculum Building Opportunities
  11. Wellness Session: Wellness Circle
  12. Art Session: Simple Medicine Pouches

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Block 3

Day 2 - August 24 at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus

  1. Panel: Indigenization Projects at Camosun College
    • Reconciliation and Lost Identity: The Creation Of Orange Shirt Day
    • QCASET Indigenous Culture Camp
  2. Presentation and Circle Discussion: Indigenization: Stories & Strategies
  3. Panel: Resurgence and Indigenization in Post-Secondary Education
    • Indigenous Resurgence in Mainstream Higher Education: Faculty of Education, University of Victoria
    • Weaving Indigenous Knowledge Into the Academy: Perspectives from Three Aboriginal Post-secondary Institutes in British Columbia
  4. Workshop: The Invisible Heroes Project: Aboriginal Stories from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
  5. Workshop: Access vs. Accessibility: Indigenous Participation in Post-Secondary STEM Programs
  6. Workshop: Opening the Circle: Reconciliation in Health and Human Services
  7. Workshop: Teachings from Ethnobotany: Connecting to the land, our health and our culture through working with plants
  8. Wellness Session: Reiki and Cedar Brushing
  9. Art Session: Coast Salish Wool Pom Poms

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Block 4

Day 3 - August 25 at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus

  1. Special Guest Panel: Education Is Our Medicine: The struggle for Indigenous doctoral success in the academy through SAGE
  2. Panel: Indigenous Ethics and Pedagogy
    • Interjections and Re-Orientations for Decolonial Learner Experiences in Indigenous-led Adult Education
    • Building Capacity Within: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Indigenous Approaches to Dispute Resolution
  3. Presentation and Discussion: An Invitation to the Big Dance: Reviving Indigenous Men’s Relational Responsibilities to Community Health
  4. Workshop Indigenization and Policy
  5. Workshop: Gathering Stories of Resilience & Strength: A film ‘close to home’
  6. Workshop: Strengthening Allies: Ways to create and share Indigenized professional learning resources
  7. Workshop: Practicing Goodness: A Principled Approach to Being Indigenous in the Academy
  8. Panel: Language Revitalization and Indigenous Knowledge
    • A Blossoming Time at ÁLEṈENEȻ: Experiential Land-Based Learning and Stories of W̱ SÁNEĆ Place Names
    • Withdrawn: For the Love of Learning: nuučaan̓uł language revitalization and the yaaʔakmis continuum
  9. Panel: A Pedagogy of Solidarity: Structural Violence Against Indigenous, Refugee and Women with Intellectual and Mental Health Disabilities
  10. Presentation and Circle Discussion: Aboriginal Student Support - A “Circle of Care” Model
  11. Art Session: Coast Salish Wool Pom Poms
  12. Wellness Session: Reiki and Cedar Brushing

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Block 5

Day 3 - August 25 at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus

  1. Workshop: “The Big-Drum” and Indigenizing Student Supports
  2. Withdrawn: Presentation: African Indigenous Pedagogy: Proposing Recollection-Reconstruction-Reclamation-Application (RRRA)
  3. Panel: Indigenous Adult Learner Transitions
    • Mindful listening about readiness, assessment and finding community: Indigenous adult basic education students speak about returning to school
    • Using Indigenous Practices and Knowledge to Facilitate Transitions for Adult Learners from Community Based to College Settings
  4. Presentation and Circle Discussion: Writing and Relationship Building with Indigenous Learners
  5. Workshop: Building International Indigenous Partnerships for Work-Integrated and Experiential Learning
  6. Workshop: Community Based Learning and Instructional Approaches: Developing and Delivering Programs Grounded in Indigenous Knowledge
  7. Panel: Exploring Reconciliation Through Community College Education - SSHRC Research Project – Initial Insights
  8. Presentation and Circle Discussion: Our Language is the Voice of the Land: land and language-based learning and teaching
  9. Storytelling, Theatre and Finding Indigenous Student Voices
  10. Workshop: Learning to Heal/Healing to Learn
  11. Wellness Session: Wellness Circle
  12. Art Session: Corn Husk Dolls

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