Mary-Anne Kechego

The Importance of Growing Gardens

Presenter: Mary-Anne Kechego  In this session, The Importance of Growing Gardens, Mary-Anne Kechego will talk about the importance of growing gardens as a way to remind us that all the…
Tracey Whiteye

Shannen’s Dream & Jordan’s Principle

Presenter: Tracey Whiteye In this session, Shannen's Dream and Jordan's Principle, Tracey Whiteye will discuss the rights of Indigenous children to receive a proper education and equitable access to all…
Tracey Whiteye

Missing & Murdered Indigenous People

Presenter: Tracey Whiteye For years, Indigenous people have experienced systemic racism, violence, and discrimination.  The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls brought attention to the disturbing…
Gloria Thomson

Métis Teachings

Presenter: Gloria Thomson In this session, Métis Teachings, Gloria Thomson will present the evolvement of the Métis as a distinct People and share the impact of that history as it affected her…
Tina Stevens and Tracey Whiteye

Child Welfare & Practice Standards

Presenter: Tina Stevens and Tracey Whiteye There is a fundamental difference between the principles of Eurocentric worldview colonial structures of child welfare practice and standards versus Indigenous practice of caring…
Tracey Whiteye

The 60’s Scoop

Presenter: Tracey Whiteye Throughout the 1960s, Indigenous children were forcibly removed or ‘scooped’ from their homes, communities, and families to be adopted into mostly non-Indigenous, middle-class families. Many of the…