Building Bridges through Understanding the Village
The Building Bridges through Understanding the Village workshop will provide educators the opportunity to cognitively and emotionally comprehend how colonization affected Indigenous communities throughout generations. The participants will learn how to begin the process of decolonizing the education system in order to create culturally appropriate early childhood education programs. In her master thesis, Laura Jane Buchanan wrote: “This workshop is geared to solutions rather than recrimination and is a forum in which to ask questions.” The training maintains a non-blame and non-shame perspective and is an invitation to participants to become part of the ongoing healing that is already taking place in many Indigenous ‘villages’.
Presenter: Kathi Camilleri
– This workshop will be addressing Residential Schools and its effects in an in‐depth way. Participation may trigger unresolved grief and loss issues for some.
– Each participant will receive the revised BC Early Learning Framework book.
– Doors open at 8:30 am.
– Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
This workshop is supported by Federation of Community Social Services of BC.
- 04:30 AM
Address: Online via Zoom Platform
A center designed to encourage children to learn through play , focusing on early literacy experiences , strengthening parenting skills and promoting family and community engagement.