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ILO PD Lunch and Learn - Case Study: Grassy Narrows First Nation
Wed, 7 December 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST
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Sessions open to Confederation College Support Staff, Faculty and Administration only.
Facilitator: Cathy McRae, ILO Officer
Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation, also known as Grassy Narrows First Nation, is one of the most polluted sites in Canada. This case study looks at the history of Grassy Narrows, and discusses the concept of environmental racism in relation to the mercury contamination and deforestation that resulted from years of mismanagement and neglect by the Canadian government and the pulp and paper industry.
Please bring your lunch and join us.
ILO 2, 3, 5, 6
Indigenous Learning Outcomes Professional Development Session: Professional development (PD) opportunities focusing on Indigenous history and contemporary issues in Canada will be offered throughout the 2016-2017 academic year. A mixture of workshops, seminars, case studies and group discussions on a variety of topics including treaties, residential schools, the 1990 Oka Crisis, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and more will be covered. Each session is linked to at least four Indigenous Learning Outcomes. All sessions led by Cathy McRae, ILO Officer. Sessions count towards earning your Indigenous Learning Outcomes badge. Sessions are held in the Library Instruction Room (Shuniah 226). ALL staff welcome. Visit http://confederationcollege.ca/ilo/pd for more info!
*** If you are interested in participating from the region, please contact Cathy McRae at: