Indigenous Education Group: Virtual Speaker Series

Durham District School Board is offering an amazing line up of speakers that is open to everyone! June is National Indigenous History Month June 21- National Indigenous Peoples Day Throughout June, we continue to highlight and honour the outstanding contributions of Indigenous peoples while recognizing the histories and vitality of present-day Indigenous communities. It is a month for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to reflect upon the histories, contributions and resilience of Inuit, First Nations and Métis people. Learning accurate histories and recognizing the contributions and strength of Indigenous Peoples is one of the many steps on our journey of reconciliation. The Indigenous Education Department is pleased to offer a series of virtual guest speaker events entitled In Conversation With. These sessions will be open to all DDSB staff, families and Indigenous community members. This series will include: Nyle Johnston- June 4 @ 1:00- 2:00 Dr. Niigaan Sinclair- June 9 @ 1:00- 2:00 Dr. Karyn Recollect- June 11 @ 1:00- 2:00 Beedahbin Pelltier- June 16 @ 1:00- 2:00 Matt Stevens and Nimkii Osawamick- June 18 @ 1:00- 2:00 Dr. Pam Palmater- June 23 @ 1:00-2:00 Christ Belcourt- June 25 @ 1:00-2:30 For registration details, please refer to the poster attached or register for the session you wish to attend though this link https://forms.gle/NgVoFtCiruTxeqof7.

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