Social Studies: Now, more than ever!


October Conference 2021

There has never been a clearer need for Social Studies education, skills, and practices! 

Friday, October 22, 2021

Please join us ONLINE for an amazing conference featuring keynote Dr. Marie Battiste.

Dr. Marie Battiste

Marie Battiste is a Mi’kmaw educator from the Potlotek (pronounced Bot-Loh-Deck) First Nation in Unama’ki andProfessor Emerita at the University of Saskatchewan.  She is a 2019 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow, advancing scholarship in theme of Power and Knowledge. She is an honorary Officer of the Order of Canada, an elected Fellow to the Royal Society of Canada in 2014, and holds the Distinguished Academic Award in 2013 from the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), and an Aboriginal Achievement Foundation Award (now Indspire) in 2008.  Holding a master’s of education from Harvard University and a doctorate in education from Stanford University, she has been honoured with four additional honorary doctorate degrees (St. Mary’s University, University of Maine at Farmington, Thompson Rivers University and University of Ottawa).

Her book publications includeDecolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit (Purich Press, 2013) andProtecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge (Purich Press/UBC Press, 2000), which won a Saskatchewan Book Award.  She has edited several collections,Visioning Mi’kmaw Humanities: Indigenizing the Academy (2016), Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations(2016), Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision (2000), and First Nations Education in Canada: The Circle Unfolds(1995), and several journals, including Canadian Journal of Native Education, Canadian Race RelationsDirections, and the most recent 2021 The Engaged Scholar for Community Engaged Research, Teaching and Learning.


A virtual day of learning, sharing, and critical thinking that will benefit you and your students P-12!




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