Indigenous Celebration Week Indigenous Celebration Week

Educational Session (Settler-focused, all welcome!)

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Indigenous Allyship Workshop

The aim of this workshop is to provide all participants with a broader understanding of Indigenous culture, history, and folk lore specifically engaging with information pertaining to Treaties 6, 7, & 8. These workshops include a deep dive into what a treaty is as well as the legacy and importance of treaties in modern day Alberta. These workshops are an excellent support to Indigenous Awareness training in all workplaces and educational institutions.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Challenging Myths and Moves to Innocence

Myths regarding Indigenous peoples were largely created to allow justification for ongoing dispossession and stereotypes. By perpetuating harmful narratives about Indigenous peoples, the blame for oppression is cast on Indigenous people. This section will cover a number of myths to aid settlers in unlearning harmful and false beliefs about Indigenous peoples.