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Indigenization Workshop

Tue., Nov. 15, 2022 1:30 p.m. - Tue., Nov. 15, 2022 3:00 p.m.

Location: Zoom

This workshop will look at Indigenization and what that means in an Academic context and setting. This workshop will address the importance of Indigenization as a way to move forward in creating safe, engaging and meaningful learning experiences for Indigenous students. The workshop will examine starting points for participants and allow them to create meaningful and respectful land acknowledgements.
Presenter Bio:
Josephine Forest is Woodland Cree from Lac La Ronge in Northern Saskatchewan on Treaty Six Territory. She is an artist and a mother of four. She is currently doing her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies in the Media and Performance Studies Program at the University of Regina. Josephine recently completed her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction through the University of Regina and the Gabriel Dumont Institute. Josephine worked for nineteen years as a High School Visual Arts Teacher and Indigenous Advocacy Teacher in both provincial and federal schools. While working at L.P. Miller Comprehensive School and Senator Myles Venne School, Josephine was the Lead Teacher for the Following Their Voices Initiative. Josephine is also an artist who works in mixed media, film, photography and in traditional Woodland Cree arts. In her current position as Curriculum Developer in Indigenization, Josephine will work with University Educators in helping to create safe academic spaces and curriculum that is culturally relevant and that ensures the success of Indigenous students
Zoom link: Click here.