Indigenous Cultures on Campus event is held in Winnipeg, Manitoba on November 22nd – 23rd, 2018. Indigenous Cultures on Campus is a group of academics and educational developers from the University of Manitoba who are working increase student success by incorporating Indigenous perspectives and methods into post-secondary teaching.
This two-day event will be held at the Canad Inns Ft. Garry (1824 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, MB) and on the University of Manitoba Fort Garry at The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (65 Dafoe Rd).
The theme of this event is makoce nonpa umanipi (Walking in Two Worlds). Our goal is to build a Manitoba Community of Practice. A community of practice is a group of post-secondary educators and community members who work together to include both Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives within post-secondary teaching.
Day One will include presentations and discussions aimed at incorporating Indigenous perspectives and/or methods into post-secondary teaching in Manitoba. The first meeting of the Community of Practice will be held on Day Two. This will be a working meeting to determine an action plan for moving collaborative initiatives forward across Manitoba. The meeting on Day Two is open to all attendees who are interested in joining the Manitoba Community of Practice.
This event is specifically designed for:
- post-secondary teachers (faculty or instructors) who incorporate Indigenous perspectives and/or methods into their teaching;
- student advisors or other professionals who work with Indigenous students transitioning into post-secondary education;
- Indigenous post-secondary students
- Esteemed members of Manitoba Indigenous communities