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Saturday, June 5 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Revitalization and Preservation of Indigenous Languages and Culture using XR

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Join us in discussion on Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization and Preservation principles and techniques using VR.  Elder Ernestine Baldwin will do opening prayer in Anishnaabemowin. Viewpoints of traditional and innovative methods of revitalization and preservation will be discussed and how the next generation of learners will be inspired.

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Ernestine Baldwin

Ernestine Baldwin, traditional name is Nwaatin Kwe, Calm Water Woman A member of Chippewas of Nawash Unceeded First Nation. Ernestine went back to school at the age of 50 to re-learn her language and to become a teacher to pass the language onto the next generation. Ernestine is a... Read More →
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Michele O'Brien

Coordinator, Indigenous Studies, Liberal Arts, Georgian College
Michele O’Brien has been teaching in Indigenous Studies for 20 years. She likes to create opportunities to enhance teaching practices within the programs, like this one, to coordinate the introduction of Virtual Realty to teach Anishnaabemowin. Innovative in teaching practices for... Read More →
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Angeline King

Anishnaabemowin Language Professor, Georgian College
Angeline King is an alumnus of Georgian College, she graduated in 2016 at the age of 57 in the Anishnaabemowin Language Programming program, (now called Anishnaabemowin and Program Development program). She has been a valuable faculty member teaching Anishnaabemowin, in the Liberal... Read More →

Saturday June 5, 2021 6:00pm - 7:30pm EDT
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