About the Conference Proceedings Series

Wabanaki Indigenous WISE Teaching Practices Gathering

This Indigenous Learning Gathering is an opportunity for Indigenous teachers and Indigenous teachers’ candidates to learn, share and innovate wise and culturally grounded teaching strategies that create a supportive school learning environment grounded on Indigenous cultures. Participate in this event with online presentations to explore real-world teaching practices that are transforming Indigenous students and communities in the Wabanaki Nation and other Indigenous nations, improving Indigenous culture, language, knowledge and learning while protecting Mother Nature from climate change challenges.

What to expect: Participate in a network with Elders, Indigenous teachers (elementary level) and Indigenous scholars from Wabanaki Nations and other Indigenous Nations.

You can be a presenter or a participant. As a presenter, you will prepare a 15-minute presentation and if you wish, you might publish your experience in a future collection of presentations or journal proceedings.

Modality: The conference will be delivered by Zoom. Registration is required for both presenters and participants.

Fee: Free for Indigenous Teachers.

This conference is supported by the 10,000 New Indigenous Teachers, Indigenous Initiative of the Rideau Hall Foundation.

Host: This conference is hosted by the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick.

Who can participate:

Morning: Indigenous teachers from First Nations, Inuit and Metis in Canada Indigenous teachers from outside of Canada and Wabanaki Bachelor of Education teachers.

Afternoon: Wabanaki Bachelor of Education (WBEd) Indigenous teachers in training and WBEd alumni.