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Thursday, February 25 • 9:00am - Friday, March 12 • 3:00pm
Métis History & Identity (More than Mixed)

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Educators require accurate foundational knowledge and resources that build competency and confidence in Métis education. Together, we will explore and examine the narrative of historical and contemporary issues that have influenced who we are as a Nation. Learning about the strong, diverse Métis Nation will benefit all educational stakeholders. Participants will leave with a greater understanding of Métis history and identity, along with recommendations for classroom resources.

Speakers
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Lisa Cruickshank

Metis history, resources, stories, Rupertsland Institute
Lisa is a proud member of the Métis Nation of Alberta. Lisa has worked in the K-12 system for 19 years in various capacities such as: Elementary Educator, Indigenous Education Consultant, Provincial Curriculum Development, and is now currently the Director for Métis Education and... Read More →
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Billie-Jo Grant

Associate Director Métis Education and Lifelong Learning, Rupertsland Institute
Billie-Jo Grant is a proud citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta with over 20 years of classroom experience teaching K-9 students in both the public and Catholic school divisions. She was the recipient of a 2017 Indspire National Award in the role model category for Indigenous education... Read More →


Thursday February 25, 2021 9:00am - Friday March 12, 2021 3:00pm MST
Pre-recorded Session