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Art Petahtegoose – Thinking in Our Language and Our Role in Creation

An Elder, who is preparing Anishinaabe people to be responsible, knowledgeable about their culture, creation and to show us our own personal role in Creation.

An Elder, who is preparing Anishinaabe people to be responsible, knowledgeable about their culture, creation and to show us our own personal role in Creation.

Jocelyn Formsma – Student of Life

Examples of formal and informal Indigenous Education from a ‘student of life’ who describes the importance of language and land-based learning.

Examples of formal and informal Indigenous Education from a ‘student of life’ who describes the importance of language and land-based learning.

E. Bob – Anishnawbek Wellness Teachings and Ceremony in Support of Inmates

Shared experiences when culture is used to advance corrections intentions. Here we see in what ways life is improved in a corrections environment. Ceremonies, smudging, sharing circles are all a part of sessions where

Program that is provided is for the inmate populations, it helps to provide life skills and coping strategies using Anishinawbek ways. “To have a better understanding of traditional knowledge.” Using circles as a teaching model, smudge to get ready for ceremony as well as a community pipe. Through group sharing, it provides the inmates with a safe place to talk about themselves and a break from being stuck in a incarceration setting.

Lizz Nootchtai – Land Based Healing

Land based healing models, teaching culture and Anishnawbek knowledge, worldview, ways of being, ceremony. This program is offered on demand, Lizz makes herself available because this is her role and responsibility.

Land based healing models, teaching culture and Anishnawbek knowledge, worldview, ways of being, ceremony. This program is offered on demand, Lizz makes herself available because this is her role and responsibility.

Mary Jane Fraser – Teaching Culture, History and Music: The Story Knowledge of Creation

To teach culture, history and music. To have access to what could be considered a privilege offered at the library, pow-wow grounds, school settings and at the band office, throughout the year. All community members can access the programs, in and around the City of Greater Sudbury. Mary also offers translation services as well. Mary […]

To teach culture, history and music. To have access to what could be considered a privilege offered at the library, pow-wow grounds, school settings and at the band office, throughout the year. All community members can access the programs, in and around the City of Greater Sudbury. Mary also offers translation services as well. Mary has a four year project offering story knowledge of Creation in partnership with Sudbury Symphony Proponent for Native content in libraries. Where there is a designated section.

Paula Potts – What to do With the Life You Are Given

The program will provide an understanding of Male responsibilities, goal setting, what to do with the life you are given and cultural understanding. Giving teachings about reality and beliefs (Anishnawbek). Sweat lodges and their healing through vulnerability towards self healing (sharing circles) focuses on energy which clears the way to self healing. Healing in the […]

The program will provide an understanding of Male responsibilities, goal setting, what to do with the life you are given and cultural understanding. Giving teachings about reality and beliefs (Anishnawbek). Sweat lodges and their healing through vulnerability towards self healing (sharing circles) focuses on energy which clears the way to self healing. Healing in the sense of reclaiming our own power and taking power back from the crown. Distancing ourselves from victim dependent thinking.

Edward George – In Unity with Water

Edward George is a young man from Saugeen First Nation who has developed a unique following of people who have watched him travel across the Great Lakes to raise awareness regarding water. Edward is known as a water-walker, as someone who continuously fights and supports water efforts across Turtle Island. As a young person seeking […]

Edward George is a young man from Saugeen First Nation who has developed a unique following of people who have watched him travel across the Great Lakes to raise awareness regarding water. Edward is known as a water-walker, as someone who continuously fights and supports water efforts across Turtle Island. As a young person seeking knowledge, Edward shares his perspective on what he believes Indigenous knowledge looks like.

Laurie McLeod-Shabogesic – Engaging the Spirit

Laurie McLeod of Nipissing First Nation shares her understanding of engaging the spirit within all areas of life. She shares her own knowledge of Indigenous education and how to better support people seeking guidance within academia.

Laurie McLeod of Nipissing First Nation shares her understanding of engaging the spirit within all areas of life. She shares her own knowledge of Indigenous education and how to better support people seeking guidance within academia.

Blair Beaucage – Getting to know Anishinaabe Education

Blair Beaucage an Indigenous teacher at Nbisiing Secondary School talks about his own desire to understand Indigenous education within the Anishinabe perspective. Blair of Nipissing First Nation talks about the importance of understanding traditional methods of knowledge by learning on and from the land.

Blair Beaucage an Indigenous teacher at Nbisiing Secondary School talks about his own desire to understand Indigenous education within the Anishinabe perspective. Blair of Nipissing First Nation talks about the importance of understanding traditional methods of knowledge by learning on and from the land.

Charles Majiijiwan Petahtegoose – Asserting Sovereignty

Charles Petahtegoose, a Midewiwin man talks about the importance of revitalizing sacred teachings and song as a method of Indigenous education. Charles also discusses the importance of language use within Indigenous learning as a method of understanding mechanisms not yet understood and/or translated in English.

Charles Petahtegoose, a Midewiwin man talks about the importance of revitalizing sacred teachings and song as a method of Indigenous education. Charles also discusses the importance of language use within Indigenous learning as a method of understanding mechanisms not yet understood and/or translated in English.