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Difficult Conversations in the Classroom – 2 Workshops led by Pat Romano and Kim Simard

February 25th, 2022

Please join us on March 4 and March 11 from 2:30 – 4:00   Join the conversation using this Zoom link:

Participate in a Concordia Pilot Project – Integrating Antiracist Pedagogical Practices

January 19th, 2022

The Antiracist Pedagogy Project (ARPP), has teamed up with Concordia’s Centre for Teaching and Learning for the pilot study: Implementing Antiracist Pedagogy into Your Classroom.   Are you a university or CEGEP educator interested in engaging with antiracist education in your classroom yet searching for new approaches, have not had the time or know where…

National Building Reconciliation Forum – September 21-23 (online)

September 16th, 2021

The theme of the forum “Falling into step with First Peoples students” to… -Show respect for the realities of First Nations and Inuit people regarding education in Québec (e.g., language, culture, history, pride in their identity, etc.). -Support the multiple paths and trajectories of First Peoples students. Recognize the systemic barriers and challenges associated with…

Blanket Exercise – August 19 – Open to all Dawson Employees!

August 11th, 2021

August 19th at 9 am in 5B,16 (in person) Diane Labelle, Director of The First Nation Regional Adult Education Center in Kahnawake, will facilitate a Blanket Exercise as one of a series of events hosted at the College leading up to September 30th, the National Day of Mourning for the victims and survivors of the Residential Schools….

CICan Webinar June 9: Where Indigenous Education and Sustainability Intersect

June 3rd, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST in English Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada means establishing a road map for lasting reconciliation, and education is often at the centre. For colleges and institutes, that means finding a balance between culturally relevant and accessible programming for Indigenous populations and…

Dawson’s White Pine – A Symbol of the Five Nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy

April 22nd, 2021

Originally published in D News – April 20, 2021 Most students and employees are probably not familiar with Dawson’s white pine tree or its significance. The white pine, described as the Great Tree of Peace, is a symbol of the unity of the five nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy — also known as the Iroquois…

First Nations HRDC/CRISPESH Website Launch – April 20!

April 12th, 2021

  The First Nations Human Resources Development Commission of Quebec (FNHRDCQ), in collaboration with CRISPESH, is pleased to invite you to the official launch of the Nisidotam website which will take place on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 beginning at 9:30 on Zoom. The objectives of this new website are to: promote employment and community inclusion…

New Decolonization and Anti-racism Resource Pages on the Faculty Hub

April 8th, 2021

Two new resource pages have been added to the Faculty Hub: Decolonizing and Indigenizing Teaching Anti-racism If you would like to contribute resources, please email Julia Lijerón at the Faculty Hub.

Strategies for Antiracist and Decolonized Teaching

March 31st, 2021

Excerpt from Strategies for Antiracist and Decolonized Teaching – by Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal, PhD, and Danielle Carkin Lacorazza, PhD – from Faculty Focus, March 31, 2021. It is important to mention that we approach concerns over racial and social justice as practitioners and learners who strive towards the goal of antiracism and decolonization of the curriculum….

Circles for Reconciliation – Volunteers Wanted for Student-led Initiative

March 11th, 2021

Intercollegiate Circles for Reconciliation My name is Anne Lin Arghirescu and I’m a first-year Cegep student at Marianopolis College, in Montreal. I am writing to you to ask for your help in an initiative, that I hope can foster a spirit of understanding and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-Indigenous. In the fall, I started an Intercollegiate Circles for…

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