We Are All Treaty People

Glenda Scrimshaw-Tsannie

Glenda Scrimshaw-Tsannie is from Hatchet Lake Denesuline First Nation on Treaty 10, under Prince Albert Grand Council.

Glenda grew up in the small town of Duck Lake, Saskatchewan with her father and two siblings. She then went up north to Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan ( Hatchet Lake First Nation) to be educated and to understand truly where she came from. She was welcomed into her community and began building relationships with many walks of life in her community. She then went on to continue her undergraduate degree at Saskatchewan Urban Native Teachers Education Program in Prince Albert. Her dedication to education and cultural understanding was birthed when she went to the north.

Glenda worked under different First Nation Tribal Councils in Saskatchewan as an educator which broadened her understanding of the importance of teaching Treaties. She worked with Youth in Prince Albert, and was able to implement cultural teachings, understandings and ways of life. She later on went abroad to teach for four years in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with her two small children. She took on an experience of a lifetime with creators blessings.

Glenda taught in an Alberta Accredited school in the U.A.E and implemented First Nations teachings, hand games, treaty education and language into her bilingual classroom. She was able to understand the international worldview of Canada and realized how important it is to educate all people, of all walks of life about the spirit and intent of the Treaty making process.

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