National Gatherings

NCCIE’s National Gatherings bring together Elders, youth, students, community members, and parents to celebrate Indigenous education across Canada and to meet and learn from each other across the generations.

Third National Gathering


Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
To see the event poster, click here.
For free Zoom registration, go to: http://bit.ly/nccie-virtual-national-gathering



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

The Elders spoke about ‘Oral Traditions in the Digital Age.’

Youth Panel

The youth spoke about their perspectives on the future of Indigenous education.


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


First National Gathering

NCCIE’s first national gathering was held in Ottawa March 22-23, 2018.


NCCIE 2018 National Forum