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Cultural Continuity and Self-Determination: Resolving Sociolinguistic and Historic Trauma Impacts on Nishnaabemwin Revitalization

Wed., Mar. 6, 2019 12:00 p.m. - Wed., Mar. 6, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Location: Education Building 341 -ED341-

Presenters: Natalie Owl and Margorio Southwind

Abstract: A Historical Trauma and Unresolved Grief Intervention (HTUG), a key concept of the Historical Trauma Transmission Theory will be utilized in the form of a Nishnaabemwin Digital Storytelling Project to help emancipate the local knowledges of the presenters' people (Sagamok Anishnawbek) as well as Critical Discourse Analysis of Indigenous Language Education document analysis, community perceptions of community and personal health, and of Indigenous Language Education. A mixed method or two-eyed seeing approach will be utilized for the research although the primary focus will be on the collection of qualitative data. Traditional Indigenous (Anishnaabek) research methodologies will be utilized throughout the research project/educational initiative.

Everyone is welcome. Coffee is provided. No registration is required.

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