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Indigenous Pedagogy

Tue., Nov. 22, 2022 1:30 p.m. - Tue., Nov. 22, 2022 3:00 p.m.

Location: Zoom

This workshop will look at the ways in which Indigenous peoples have and still have of transmitting knowledge. Some of the topics will include Land-based pedagogies, oral tradition, and place based pedagogies.

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.