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Okanagan Language Offered at Indigenous Summit

Aug 20, 2018 jjamison

Presenter: Tyler Ernst Workshop Title: INTRO TO OKANAGAN LANGUAGE Workshop Description: In this session, participants will have an opportunity to acquire some introductory Okanagan Language in a fun, inclusive and relaxed atmosphere. Target Audience: K-12 It's all day at GMS on August 29th

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COTA Indigenous Summit - (Re)Indigenizing Practices: Finding your Sense of Place (new session)

Aug 20, 2018 jjamison

Sncewips Heritage Museum Workshop In Employee Connect this session is listed as STORIES FROM THE LAND Workshop ID:CSSW16618This session is offered by Jordan Coble (Re)Indigenizing Practices: Finding your Sense of Place Summary The Sncewips Heritage Museum (Re)Indigenizing Practices workshop provides a hands-on experience in regards to land/place based learning. Participants will be taken on a hike…

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Mental Health Literacy for the Classroom

Aug 13, 2018 jjamison
Mental Health Literacy for the Classroom

Mental illness most often begins in adolescence, yet the people who work with teenagers on a daily basis are often unprepared to recognize and understand mental illness. Teacher education programs rarely address mental health literacy, resulting in teacher candidates who are at a disadvantage when they enter the workforce. TeachMentalHealth.Org was developed to address this need.   This online modular-based…

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COTA/SD#23 and the Westbank First Nation Indigenous Summit

Aug 13, 2018 jjamison

August 28th, 29th, and 30th. The partner groups have joined together to put on three days on the how of reconciliation and indigenizing the curriculum. The summit is about building an active and healthy intercultural community to support each other’s on-going efforts to live Truth and Reconciliation in our classrooms, to  share our stories and truths to strengthen our understanding of each other, cross…

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