Learning Opportunity

Scrip and Theft of Land - kimotiwin

This session has been completed.
Facilitators: Angel Tuttle Holly Brandsma
Date:February 13, 2024
Time:4:15 pm to 5:15 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-AB-547
Focus: First Nations, Métis, Inuit and TRC

Target Audience

Teachers, Parents

Also Recommended For

School-based Administrators, Instructional/Learning Coaches, Educational/Instructional Assisstants

About this Learning Opportunity

The Scrip System was designed to assimilate Métis peoples and take away their homelands. In the aftermath of racism and dispossession, Métis have remained resilient in caring for their families and pursuing justice.  Learn about the Scrip system, its ongoing harmful impacts, and despite it all, our Métis resilience

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
  • 4. Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments


Angel Tuttle

Angel Tuttle is a Métis woman with historical roots from the Lac Ste Anne community. She currently resides in Stony Plain, Alberta and is a proud mother and Educator. She graduated from the University of Alberta and has been a certified teacher for 30 years. Angel has taught many different levels of students, ranging from preschool to adults. She has a comprehensive background... Read more »

Holly Brandsma

Holly Brandsma, is a proud Métis woman, Educator, mother and wife connected to the historical Métis community of mânitow
sâkahikanihk - Lac Ste Anne and resides in amiskwaciy-wâskahikan - Edmonton. Holly has facilitated learning in various capacities
such as consulting, as a curriculum coordinator and has taught from K-12 for over 20 years. Holly is reclaiming language and
cultural ways of knowing and being and loves being on the land. Holly is passionate and committed to advancing Métis education
as a Metis Education and Learning Initiatives Consultant with Rupertsland Center for Teaching and Learning.