This video features a land-based M.Ed pilot program between Biigtigong Nishnaabeg and the Faculty of Education at Lakehead University. The program was designed using existing courses within the Masters of Education with a specialization in Indigenous Education and adding aki (land) into the courses. One of the first activities in the course was harvesting wild rice, which is highlighted in the video. Giitchi-Miigwetch to Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, Lakehead University's Department of Graduate Studies and Research in Education, Lisa-Michano-Courchene, Rhona LeClair, M.Ed Students in the pilot program, Leisa Desmoulins, Paul Berger, Paul Cormier, and Elder Mona Cormier.
This film was developed at Lakehead University, which is located on the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Anishnaabeg.
|Tyler Armstrong||Director/Videographer/Editor||Anishinaabe, Lakehead University graduate student|
|Kelsey Jaggard||videographer||Lakehead University graduate student|
|Mona Cormier||language speaker/knowledge keeper||Thunder Bay, ON|
|Length of Video||0:10 minutes|
|Is there content in this video that is inappropriate to show young children? No|
Please contact Leisa Desmoulins for more information.