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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 since January 2001 and has coordinated SHKI/ICSD and ANPD programs since 2008. She likes to create opportunities to enhance teaching practices within the programs, like this one, to coordinate the introduction of VR to the... Read More →
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Angeline King

Teacher, Georgian College
Angeline King graduated with honours from the Anishnaabemowin and Program Development in 2016. After graduating, she taught Anishnaabemowin at a public school in Scarborough. Very happy to say we offered her a position she could not refuse! Angie recently received her OCT designation... Read More →

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