We Are All Treaty People

Annie Battiste

Named after her maternal grandmother, Annie Battiste, is a proud Mi’kmaw woman and member of Potlotek First Nation situated in Unama’ki (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia).  She is a certified teacher, holding a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree (Educational Foundations) from the University of Saskatchewan.

Her work as a Reconciliation Consultant in anti-racism, treaty education, and Indigenous education has been mostly within educational institutions and non-profits.

She is committed to social justice and improving treaty relationships within Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations through deep reflection on their historical roots of Canada and its possibilities for new directions in empowerment of diverse groups and peoples.

Annie is available for virtual sessions only


The Treaties: Treaty Relationship, Treaty Responsibilities

The Indian Act: History of the Indian Act, Negative Implications, Indian Residential Schools, Current Issues

Positive Race Relations: Multi-Cultural inclusivity

Treaty Implementation: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Principles of Reconciliation, Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action

*mapping exercise facilitator with Reconciliation Dept. Please contact Rhett Sangster to arrange this exercise for your organization/committee/group/etc.