Indigenous Speaker Series at Stelly's Secondary
Community, Students & Staff are invited to reflect on the changes happening in schools now and imagine how the future might be.
Indigenous Arts in Education
How can Indigenous arts be integrated into curriculum and pedagogy?
María del Carmen Rodríguez de France is grateful to be a visitor to the land of the Coast Salish and Straits Salish people and their diverse communities. Born and raised in Monterrey, México, Carmen’s career in education and related fields spans almost thirty years with participation in a broad range of educational, community service, and research activities. Presently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria where she facilitates courses within the Indigenous Education Unit and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
November 25, 3:15 pm
Indigenous Education: All My Relations
The story of the local Métis people: mostly invisible and unknown.
Local history and the founding of Fort Victoria is part of that story. It integrates with the AboriginalPeoples of Canada and specifically the settlement of BC, which predates the Louis Riel era.
MÉTIS KNOWLEDGE KEEPERS: Fern Perkins is the Métis, great-great-great granddaughter of Anishinaabé woman, Isabella Mainville Ross and HBC Chief Trader, Charles Ross. Fern is a professional educator who has taught in Canada and the US. Fern currently coordinates the Métis Education Enhancement Program for the Greater Victoria Métis Nation in local elementary and secondary schools. She also teaches Indigenous Education at the University of Victoria in the Faculty of Education.