Tuesday, March 13, 2018 (Nutana Collegiate, Saskatoon, SK)

Think Indigenous Youth Day 2018 (Nutana Collegiate, Saskatoon, SK)

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Hosted by Nutana Collegiate, Saskatoon, SK

Detailed Schedule

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 (TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK)

Think Indigenous Education Pre-Conferences (TCU Place, Saskatoon SK)

*Registration Opens for Think Indigenous Education Conference 2018 @ 12:00PM 

 

“Think Metis” - Celebrating Metis Education, Innovation and Identity 2018

8:30AM – Pre-Conference Registration

9:00AM – Welcoming Ceremony

  • Prayer – Norman Fleury
  • Mètis National Anthem – St. Michael Fiddle Group
  • Opening Remarks – Rita Bouvier

9:30AM - Keynote Speaker Chelsea Vowel – Introduction by Bruce Sinclair - http://apihtawikosisan.com

10:45AM – Nutrition Break

11:00AM – K-12 Education Panel

  • Cort Dogniez, Angie Caron, Sheila Pocha, Carmen Gillies

12:00PM – Lunch

1:00PM – Keynote Speaker Karon Shmon – Introduction by Sheila Pocha

2:15PM – Nutrition Break

2:30PM – Artistic Performances

  • St. Michaels Fiddle Group
  • Westmount Dance Troupe
  • Creeland Dancers

4:00PM – Closing Ceremony

  • Norman Fleury

Think Indigenous Presents – FSIN’s First Nations Administrators Short Course 2018

8:30AM – Pre-Conference Registration

9:00AM – Opening Comments – Host Dr. Sean Lessard

  • Prayer – Gladys Wapass-Greyeyes
  • Opening Remarks – FSIN Vice Chief David Pratt

9:30AM – Opening Presentation – Leadership in a Zombie Apocalypse –

  • Introduction & Comments by Dr. Michelle Prytula Dean, College of Education, USASK
  • Dr. David Burgess, Associate Dean USASK
  • Dr. Paul Newton, Associate Professor & Department Head, Educational Administration USASK

10:15AM – The Importance of Indigenous Knowledge – TIEC Talks 

  • Dr. Winona Wheeler, Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies, USASK

10:45AM – Nutrition Break

11:00AM – Keynote Speaker - Kanen'tó:kon Hemlock

  • Kahnawake Survival School, Indigenous Control of Indigenous Education. 

12:00PM – Lunch – Land Based Leadership Education

  • Dr. Dawn Wallin, Associate Dean USASK – Leadership Journey

1:00PM – Keynote Speaker Dr. Edna Manitowabi, Trent University

2:15PM – Nutrition Break         

2:30PM – Influential Leadership TIEC Talks

  • Patrick Bugler, First Nation and Mètis Advisor, Ministry of Education
  • Dr. Gordon Martell, Superintendent, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools
  • Dr. Michael Cottrell, Associate Professor, Educational Administration, USASK

4:00PM – Closing Comments

Think Indigenous Presents – Celebrating Indigenous Knowledge in the Academy 2018

8:30AM – Pre-Conference Registration

9:00AM – Opening Comments – Host Dr. Jeff Baker

  • Opening Prayer

9:45AM – Invited Keynotes – TIEC Talks Begin…

  • Dr. Gail McKay
  • Dr. Verna St. Denis

10:45AM – Nutrition Break

11:00AM – Invited Keynotes – TIEC Talks Continue…

  • Dr. Karla Williamson
  • Dr. Maggie Kovach   

12:00PM – Lunch

1:00PM – Invited Keynotes – TIEC Talks Continue…

  • Dr. Alex Wilson
  • Dr. Marie Battiste

2:15PM – Nutrition Break         

2:30PM – Invited Keynote

  • Dr. Jackie Ottmann

3:30PM – Closing Comments

Think Indigenous Education Conference 2018 Opening Ceremonies 2018

12:00PM – Registration Opens

4:30PM - Grand Entry – Dancing in the Eagle Staff & Opening Prayer

5:00PM – Welcoming Remarks 

  • FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron
  • Mètis Nation of Saskatchewan President – Glen McCallum
  • University of Saskatchewan – Vice Provost, Dr. Jackie Ottmann

5:30PM – Opening Keynote 

  • Sol Sanderson

6:30PM - ITEP/SUNTEP Student Cultural Showcase 

7:30PM – Film Screening – “Birth of a Family” Hosted by Tasha Hubbard (**Note this event will take place at Quance Theatre, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan)

Thursday, March 15, 2018 (TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK)


7:30AM – Registration Opens / Breakfast Begins 

8:30AM – Opening Prayer & Comments from the Elders

  • Edwin Tootoosis & Gladys Wapass-Greyeyes

9:00AM – Invited Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Leroy Littlebear

10:00AM – Nutrition Break 

10:25AM – Breakout Sessions

12:00PM – LUNCH BREAK 

12:45PM – Invited Keynote Speaker

  • Shelly C. Lowe

1:45PM – NUTRITION BREAK 

2:00PM – Breakout Sessions Continue 

4:30PM – Closing Comments 

8:00PM – Honouring the Spring Season Roundance

Friday, March 16, 2018 (TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK)

7:30AM – Registration Opens / Breakfast Begins

8:30AM – Think Indigenous Host Presentation & Opening Comments

  • Ryan McMahon

9:30AM – Red Talks Begin 

  • Dr. Lillian Gadwa 
  • Tanaya Winder

10:30AM – NUTRITION BREAK 

11:00AM – Red Talks Continue 

  • Harry Lafond 
  • Cory O’Soup 

12:00PM – LUNCH BREAK 

1:00PM – RED Talks Continue 

  • Tamara Starblanket 
  • Cort Dogniez 

2:00PM – NUTRITION BREAK 

2:15PM – Red Talks Continue 

  • Dr. Karla Williamson 
  • Kanen'tó:kon Hemlock
  • TIEC Youth Ambassadors

3:30PM – Closing Comments, Door Prizes