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Kinsella Auditorium, Margaret Norrie McCain Hall

St. Thomas University

9 Duffie Drive

Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5G3

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Wednesday, September 27 @ 1:00pm

  • Opening Prayer and Greeting Recognizing Traditional Territory
  • Welcome
  • Keynote – Eddy Robinson, “Working Together and Becoming Allies”

    Eddy Robinson has dedicated his life to helping institutions develop an appreciation of Indigenous people. He approaches becoming an Indigenous ally through grounding learners with his personal insight to the Indigenous narrative in Canada and culturally safe methodologies of inclusivity and Indigenous ways of knowing to help form and foster better relationships with Indigenous people and communities.
  • Panel Discussion
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Wrap-up

Thursday, September 28 @ 9:00am

  • Opening Prayer and Greeting Recognizing Traditional Territory
  • Keynote – Rebecca Thomas, “Etuaptmumk: The Two-Eyed Seeing Approach”

    Etuaptmumk is the Mi’kmaw word for two-eyed seeing which refers to learning to see from one eye with the strengths of Indigenous knowledges and ways of knowing, and from the other eye with the strengths of Western knowledges and ways of knowing, and then learning to use both eyes together for the benefit of all. Spoken-word artist and Halifax Poet Laureate Rebecca Thomas is the Coordinator of Aboriginal Student Services at the Nova Scotia Community College.
  • Panel Discussion
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Wrap-up

Friday, September 29 @ 9:00am

  • Opening Prayer and Greeting Recognizing the Traditional Territory
  • Keynote – Dr. Marie Battiste, “Incorporating Indigenous Content”

    Dr. Battiste is a Mi'kmaw educator from the Potlotek First Nation, Nova Scotia and professor at the Department of Educational Foundations at the University of Saskatchewan. She is a nationally recognized expert on Aboriginal life-long learning, decolonizing and indigenizing the academy, and violence prevention and anti-bullying in schools.
  • Panel Discussion
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Wrap-up
  • Closing
  • Lunch

The Celebration of Indigenous Culture is Thursday, September 28th at 1:00pm in the Lower Courtyard.


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Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5G3

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