We Are All Treaty People

29

Feb

2024

Indigenous Storytelling Month

  • February 29, 2024 1:15 pm - 3 pm

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Celebrate the Indigenous Storytelling Month with the Office of the Treaty Commissioner 

The tradition of storytelling is an important tradition that is used to pass on knowledge from generation to generation, sharing culture, history, teachings, spirituality, and language

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Sharon Meyer 1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Marie (Sharon) Meyer is a member of the Cree Nation, Beardy’s & Okemasis First Nation and a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan’s Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) with distinction and recipient of the Bates Award and Aurora Award for teaching excellence during internship. During her university experience she also achieved and was awarded nine scholarships for academic achievement. Mrs. Meyer is an outstanding leader and role model in the Aboriginal and educational community. Her passion for teaching and learning, which was inspired by the raising of her two daughters, has focused on the education of Aboriginal youth. She is a Medicine Wheel knowledge keeper and she is also sharing her cultural teachings through the North East School Division’s Kohkum’s Corner. Her commitment to Aboriginal awareness and education has been rewarded with the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Excellence in Aboriginal Initiatives Award

Delvin Kanêwiyakiho 2:15 - 3:00 p.m.
Delvin Kanêwiyakiho joins the Office of the Treaty Commissioners Speakers Bureau with 28 years experience as an educator with Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. A certified Treaty Catalyst teacher, he helps colleagues with their Treaty teaching using the Treaty curriculum and uses his own experiences to give students a good start in their journey.