Seminar Series on Decolonizing and Indigenizing the Academy
Today’s Topic: Iakwahwatsiratátie,“Our Families are Continuing”: A Successful Kahnawake Community Based Education Model in Indigenous Language and Cultural Revitalization
The aim of this workshop is to deepened participants’ knowledge and understanding of the strategies, Indigenous pedagogical and curriculum approaches in creating and implementing a community based language nest program called Iakwahwatsiratátie, meaning “Our Families are Continuing” located in the local community of Kahnawake. Key question/s to be explored include: What key learnings can faculty take away from this presentation as it relates to Indigenous students and education? What implications do the role of Indigenous community- based language nest programs have on teaching and learning within the context of decolonizing the academy?
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