Maachi Kashkihtow Mamawii (Sharing Métis Culture)
Date(s) - Feb 3, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Métis Nation British Columbia Ministry of Education presents a workshop in understanding, identifying, and supporting Métis children and culture in early years programming. Through an interactive workshop, facilitators will share information on Métis history and culture in Canada. Understanding who Métis are, and ways individuals can connect. Through cultural resources, facilitators will demonstrate how to incorporate cultural items into early years programs and activities, to ensure children learn more about the Métis culture. Métis children and families will begin to see themselves reflected in the programming provided within their community. Throughout the workshop participants and facilitators will encompass and reflect on the Métis core values while engaging in an interactive workshop that focuses on relationships, connectivity and collaboration of knowledge and learning.
Suitable for all early learning professionals.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
$10.00 members, $15.00 non-members
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Registration Contact Phone Number
604-931-3400 Ext. 0
Lisa Lightening and Kim Hodgson
Lisa Lightening has been in the Early Childhood Education field for 30 years. She has managed and developed a number of Early learning programs for Indigenous communities throughout the north. Lisa has experience facilitating parenting programs, childcare-focused workshops and creating workshops to meet the needs of the community she works in. Lisa has been working with Métis Nation British Columbia since February 2019, where she contributes her love of culture, early learning, and child development to each project/program she is involved in. Kim Hodgson is the Métis Family Connections Navigator for the Thompson & Nicola Regions. She is a proud Métis descendant of the Red River Settlement and Hodgson, Manitoba. Kim has extensive experience both as an educator in K-12 and as a volunteer and community leader for Métis Nation BC. She is passionate about Métis culture and committed to learning and sharing Métis traditional knowledge with children and families.