Second National Gathering

NCCIE’s second National Gathering was held in Ottawa August 15-16, 2019.


Panel Discussions

Two of the many highlights from the event were the Elders Panel and Youth Panel.


Elders’ Panel: Oral Traditions and the Digital Age

  • Moderator: Dr. Bob Kayseas
    • Interim President, First Nations University of Canada
  • Claudette Commanda
    • Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation
  • Willie Ermine
    • Sturgeon Lake First Nation
  • Vince Pawis, Sr.
    • Shawanaga First Nation
  • Delina Petit Pas
    • Chair & Director, Mi’kmaw Heritage Research and Restoration Association, Mi’kmaw Nation
  • Michael Thrasher
    • Hon. LL.D., Victoria, BC

Youth Panel: Reflections on Indigenous Education

  • Moderator: Professor David Newhouse
    • Director, Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Trent University
  • Trisha Campbell
    • Saskatchewan Region
  • Tyarra Goodman
    • Northwest Ontario Region
  • Bobby Henry
    • Southeast Ontario Region
  • Kyle Simon
    • Nova Scotia
  • Randy Qattalik
    • Nunavut

Project Impressions

The following are reflections from regional teams and participants about their involvement with the project, gathered during the second annual National Gathering.


Impressions du projet NCCIE – Annie Pilote

Impressions du projet NCCIE – Denis Vollant


Impressions of the NCCIE Project – Kyle Simon

Impressions du projet NCCIE – Laïsa Pivert


Impressions du projet – Mathias Mark

Impressions of the NCCIE Project – Randy Qattalik


Impressions of the NCCIE Project – Tyler Armstrong