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November 12, 2021

 

8:00 am – 9:00 am Explore & Connect

9:00 am – 9:15 am  Welcome and Traditional Opening with Kim Wheatley, Ancestral Knowledge Keeper and Anishinaabe Traditional Grandmother

9:15 am – 9:45 am Introduction to AnimalSmart™ with Eddy Robinson and Amanda McKibbon


9:45 am – 9:55am Explore & Connect Break


9:55 am – 10:55 am  KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Michael Kusugak, Inuit Author & Storyteller: Residential Schools


10:55 am – 11:05 am  Explore & Connect Break


11:05 am – 11:50 am   CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 1 – Kim Wheatley:  Honoring the Earth and knowing our Animal Spiritual relationships through an Indigenous context
Session 2 – Mike Farley and Nandita Bajaj:  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion For Students and Staff Who Protect Animals


11:50 am – 12:35 pm Live Lunch and Learn with The Riverwood Conservancy


12:35 pm – 1:20 pm   CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 1 – Wendy Phillips: Indigenous Ways of Knowing
Session 2 – Philip Cote: Connecting my Ancestor’s Teachings into my artwork


1:20 pm – 1:30 pm  Explore & Connect Break


1:30 pm – 2:30 pm   CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 1 – David Bouchard: Truth and Reconciliation: Starts with Trusting and Learning about One Another
Session 2 – Nogah Kornberg & Amanda McKibbon: The Real-World Problem Solving Journey – tools to break free of the status quo


2:30 – 2:40 pm   Explore & Connect Break


2:40 pm – 3:00 pm Interactive Wrap up and Traditional Closing

*Please note: the agenda is subject to change without notice.