Personal & Institutional Reflections on Indigenizing the Academy
Workshop Breakout I
Breakout Group 6 (Community Members & Elders)
Language an important part of education
Language immersion suggested
Build bridges between institutions and communications
Communication bridging important
Cannot indigenize a non-indigenous program by “slapping a name on it”
Native way of teaching – patience
- No yelling or slapping
- Observe national holidays (native ones) not Canadian ones only – had to teach through summer one [nation native holiday].
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