Learning Opportunity

Building your Métis Foundational Knowledge: Métis History and Identity - mâmawikiskiyihta

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Holly Brandsma
Date:March 14, 2024
Time:4:15 pm to 5:15 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-AB-548
Focus: First Nations, Métis, Inuit and TRC

Target Audience

Teachers, Parents

Also Recommended For

School-Based Administrators, Instructional/Learning Coaches, Educational/Instructional Assistants

About this Learning Opportunity

Visit and learn about the Métis Nation’s history: stories and perspective in an introductory journey through the MétisFoundational Knowledge Themes:

Languages of Métis

Métis Culture and Traditions

Métis in Alberta

Homeland History

Métis Nation Governance

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

About the Facilitator

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.