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Aboriginal Education Research Forum 2012

Agenda at a Glance

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Time Event/Activities
7:00 a.m.

Pipe Ceremony – Carlton Room

  • Elder Myra Laramee
8:00–9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast – Centennial Ballroom

9:00–10:30 a.m.

Opening Ceremony

  • Helen Robinson-Settee, Planning Committee Chair
  • Opening Prayer – Elders Mary Guilbault, George Fleury, Levinia Brown,
    John Martin
  • Opening Song – Niji Mahkwa School

Welcoming Remarks

  • Helen Robinson-Settee, Aboriginal Education Directorate
  • Dr. Laara Fitznor – Program Overview

Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Herman Michell, B.A., Med., PhD
10:30–10:45 a.m. Health Break
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 1

  • Visioning an Indigenous Strength-Based Advising Model: A Discussion
  • Adult Basic Education: Essential Skills for the Workplace (ABE-ESWP) Program Promising Practices and Promising Outcomes
  • Integrating Aboriginal Literature into Curriculum for Student Success
  • Journey to Aboriginal Research Protocols – A Partnership in Research
  • First Nations Education Toolkit – Focus Group Discussion
  • Creating Respectful Places for Aboriginal Nursing Students
  • Developing a Charter for Compassion & Guidelines for Sensitive Practice for First Nations and Metis Children who have Historically and/or Culturally experienced the Child Welfare System
  • Elder's Circle
12:15–1:30 p.m.

Lunch – Centennial Ballroom

  • Luncheon Prayer
  • Inspirational Reading by James Sinclair
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 2

  • Council of Ministers of Education, Canada and Aboriginal Education Research
  • World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium: International practices that respect Our Indigenous Ways to Post Secondary Education
  • Knowledge and Wisdom: Places on the Healing Path
  • First Nations Philosophy and Addictions Recovery
  • Paths Toward Reconciliation in the Workplace: Exploring the Aboriginal Cultures Awareness Workshop
  • Setting Good Footprints: Reconstructing Wholistic Success of Indigenous Students in Higher Education
  • Gathering Stories about Relocation to Teach and Learn Aboriginal Concepts of Place
  • Word Warriors Aboriginal Researchers and our place in the community
  • First Nations, Metis & Inuit Research Ethics: Application of the TriCouncil Policy Statement 2
  • A Journey in Decolonized Research: World Heritage Site, Aboriginal Land Use and One Student at Poplar River First Nation
  • Anishinaabe-Kwe Metis Research & Methodology: My Dissertation Experience
  • An Exploration of the Perceived Impact of Selected Factors Related to Successful Metis Education: The Voices of Metis Graduates of a Rural Manitoba High School
  • Elder's Circle
2:30–3:00 p.m. Health Break
3:00–4:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 3

  • ‘Language Immersion Tepee” as a facilitator of the Sami Language Learning
  • Ogichitaakweg: Bijiinaago, Noongom, Waabang (Women Warrior/leadership)
  • Zapatismo Thought as an Indigenous Strategy of Resistance: Research Findings on the Effects on Community Education by the Zapatista Revolutionary Movements in Mexico. Connections and Implications for Autonomous Education in First Nations of Northern Ontario and Northern Manitoba
  • Sustainable Development Prospects in the 21st Century
  • Anishinabe Education in the 7th Fire: Learning and Connecting Histories at Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig
  • A Cultural and Environmental spin to Mathematics Education: Research implementation experience in a Canadian Aboriginal community
  • Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water
  • Building Relationships Between Indigenous & Western Science: Creating Practical Science Education at the Secondary and Post-Secondary Levels
  • Aki Kwaamdanda: Indigenous Environmental Science and Protection
  • Elder's Circle
4:00 p.m.

Honouring our Volunteers

  • Honour song
  • Closing Prayer
  • Adjournment