Toward Decolonizing and Indigenizing Curriculum and Learning at Western
The session will take place on Tuesday, April 6 2021 at 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. eastern time.
- Candace Brunette-Debassige, Special Advisor to Provost Indigenous
- Sara Mai Chitty, Indigenous Curriculum & Pedagogy Advisor
This presentation will highlight the urgent need to transform academic learning environments to proactively foster more inclusive spaces for Indigenous peoples, perspectives and ways of knowing across disciplines. Presenters will review Western’s Indigenous Curriculum and Learning report and recommendations as well as present related initiatives underway through the new Office of Indigenous Initiatives that strive to advance deeper levels of Indigenization and decolonization at Western.