Learning Opportunity

The First Thanksgiving Myth: Reconciling Thanksgiving Day for FNMI

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Registration Closed
Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Tammy Johnston
Date:September 19, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
Cost:
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-AB-380
Type:
Webinar
Focus: First Nations, Métis, Inuit (FNMI) and TRC

Target Audience

Teachers, School-based Administrators, Instructional/Learning Coaches, District Leaders/Consultants, Educational/Instructional Assistants

About this Learning Opportunity

The first Thanksgiving was not held by the Europeans who reached the shores of Turtle Island. This is an indigenous tradition. Learn about this tradition and how to decolonize your teachings about this tradition in your classroom.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community
  • #5: Supporting the Application of Foundational Knowledge about First Nations, Metis and Inuit

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
  • #5: Applying Foundational Knowledge about First Nations, Metis and Inuit

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Tammy Johnston

Tammy is Metis and her family is from Selkirk, Manitoba.  Her current practice focuses on indigenous education, particularly curriculum creation and her last project was a partnership with Ignite Centre for e-Learning and Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council to create lessons for their Outreach program for Grades 7 to 9 using indigenous ways of knowing and being and land-based learning. ... Read more »