FNMIE Conference 2015 poster - First Nations, Métis and Inuit

ALBERTA TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION
FIRST NATIONS, MÉTIS & INUIT EDUCATION COUNCIL
SOARING WITH KNOWLEDGE CONFERENCE
November 13 (eve) - 15, 2014
GREY EAGLE RESORT & CASINO
3777 Greg Eagle Drive, Calgary AB T3E 3X8
KEYNOTE Speaker
November 14, 2014
FEATURED Speaker
November 15, 2014
Frits Pannakoek
Dwayne Donald
Editor of Behind the
Man written by Ruth
Gorman. This unique
biographical and
autogiographical
journey centers on
John Laurie’s
journey as a key
proponent for aboriginal rights in the 1940s
& 50s. It tells of Ruth Gorman’s tireless work
to assist Laurie in mobilizing support for
Aboriginal rights to vote without giving up
their treaty rights.
Former President of Athabasca University &
Director of Information Resources
University of Calgary
President of the International Council for
Open and Distance Education
Associate Professor,
University of Alberta,
descendent of the
Papachase Cree &
was given the
Blackfoot name
Aipioomahkaa
(Long Distance
Runner). Dwayne taught at Kainai High
School beginning in 1993. This experience
and opportunity to learn from the Kainai
Elders and community leaders changed
his life. Calling on place and story from
both Blackfoot and Plains Cree, Dwayne
encourages “Canadians to rethink,
reframe, and reimagine their relationship
with Aboriginal peoples.” Dwayne will be
speaking on Elder Teacher Medicine
Bosses: Naapi, Wisakecahk, and the ‘Lived’
Curriculum.
Renowned Author and Editor
Schedule (includes full breakfast and lunch)
Connecting to Culture: Evening of November 13, 2014: Registration opens @ 5:30 PM.
Program @ 7:00 PM —Elder Opening Prayer & Welcome—rattle making—doll making—
quilting—meet and greet & light dinner.
November 14, 2014: Prayer: 9:00 AM—Keynote: 9:15—Breakout sessions—AGM
November 15, 2014: Prayer: 9:00 AM—Featured Speaker:10:45—Breakout sessions
—Aboriginal Educator of the Year Award — Info & Registration @ fnmiec.teachers.ab.ca
Contact: patrick.loyer@ata.ab.ca (780-447-9467 Edmonton or 1800-232-7208 toll free)