Workshops & seminars

A Day in the Life of Indigenous Students

Pîkiskwêtân Learning Series

Cancelled

DATE & TIME
Friday, March 25, 2022
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
SPEAKER(S)

TBD

COST

This event is free

ORGANIZATION

Indigenous Directions

WHERE

Online

Pîkiskwêtânthe Indigenous Directions Learning Series, is a continuous series of decolonizing and anti-racist Indigenous awareness training and professional development workshops. The series is open to Concordia staff, faculty and students.

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The A Day in the Life of Indigenous Students workshop is designed to provide participants with a glimpse into the experiences of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in post-secondary education.

Topics include: tokenism and racial prejudice in the classroom; community expectations; the importance of culturally safe spaces on campus; and barriers to academic success.

The workshop will also seek to address myths and stereotypes tied to Indigenous education with a particular emphasis on the funding opportunities available to Indigenous students. A panel of students will share their personal stories.


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