February 8 @ 8:00 am – February 9 @ 1:30 pm
REGISTRATION IS FULL AND CLOSED.
The Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint partners are excited to announce that we will be hosting our annual Indigenous Education Gathering February 8 & 9, 2024 at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Avenue. Registration is now full and closed. Have you missed your chance to save the date? Email Sheri Domenico at [email protected] to put your name on the waitlist for the 2024 Indigenous Education Gathering.
Please download a copy of our 2024 Indigenous Education Gathering agenda. Agenda subject to change.
This event brings together educators, students, community leaders and advocates from diverse backgrounds for meaningful discussions, knowledge sharing and collaborations around Indigenous education. Together we will address pressing issues and innovative approaches in Indigenous education.
The Gathering, titled Indigenous Education Pathways: Sharing Our Way – Our Gifts, will feature esteemed keynote speaker Sheila M. North, a fireside chat with Ashley Richard and guest Mihskakwan James Harper, and a student panel highlighting Indigenous students’ experiences in education. Breakout room presentations will explore a variety of the unique and innovative career pathways that have been formed in partnership with Manitoba’s post-secondary institutions, K-12 educators, industry partners and Indigenous communities.We’ll wrap up the first day with a reception, an Indigenous Artisan Market and a performance by the Frontier Fiddlers.
Our second annual Indigenous Education Gathering took place on February 8 & 9 at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, located at 1808 Wellington Avenue. We were thrilled to see such a full house – a testament to the collective spirit and commitment towards Indigenous education, as registration had reached capacity.
To those who wanted to join us but couldn’t secure a spot, we understand your disappointment. Please consider emailing [email protected] with your name and details to be added to our contact list and receive updates for future events.
During the gathering, we gathered a diverse mix of educators, students, community leaders, and advocates. Throughout the event, we engaged in enriching dialogues, exchanged a wealth of knowledge, and worked together to deepen our understanding and address the evolving landscape of Indigenous education.
The Gathering, aptly themed “Indigenous Education Pathways: Sharing Our Way – Our Gifts,” resonated with the energy of anticipation. The agenda delivered enlightening moments with our esteemed keynote speaker Sheila M. North, a captivating fireside chat with Ashley Richard featuring guest Mihskakwan James Harper, and a compelling student panel that gave a voice to Indigenous students’ educational experiences.
Our breakout sessions dived into the creative and unique career pathways that had emerged through strong partnerships between Manitoba’s post-secondary institutions, K-12 educators, industry partners, and Indigenous communities. As the day wound down, attendees were invited to unwind at our reception, explore the Indigenous Artisan Market, and enjoy a performance by the Frontier Fiddlers.
Together, we made these days count with every conversation, connection, and shared insight paving the way for a brighter future in Indigenous education.
The Indigenous Education Gathering Team