Thursday September 29, 2022
ZOOM Workshop Presentations
Presenter: Kevin Lamoureux 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Topic: Truth & Reconciliation Perspectives
Kevin Lamoureux is a faculty member at the University of Winnipeg and a well-known public speaker. As an award-winning scholar, Lamoureux has published several books including the popular and award-winning Ensouling Our Schools (with Dr. Jennifer Katz), has written many academic articles, and has taught for several universities, colleges, and institutions across Canada. He formerly served as Associate Vice President of the University of Winnipeg and Education Lead for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.
Lamoureux has been seen on TV, in the media, documentaries, and is a three-time TEDx speaker. He has consulted for business, government, schools, and other organizations across Canada. More than anything, Lamoureux is committed to Reconciliation and a better Canada for all Canadians.
Presenter: Faye Tardiff 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Topic: Cultural Safety, Colonial history in Canada and Steps to Reconciliation
Faye Tardiff is a Metis educator with roots in the Red River settlement as well as Mariapolis and South Junction and a member of the Kinew Local of the Manitoba Metis Federation. With over 3 decades as an educator with the Winnipeg School Division, she has worked with students from grade 6 to Adult Education and has filled the roles of Team Leader, Department Head, and Acting Principal. She has taught Drama, English, Social Studies, Canadian and World History, Psychology, and Introduction to International Human Rights Law.
She was part of a team of educators who wrote the “Indigenous Voices” and“ Holocaust and Human Rights” units for the Winnipeg School Division, and was responsible for delivering professional development sessions for teachers in the division on these topics.
What you need to take part: ensure you have a secondary device (smartphone or tablet, or a second screen) to participate in the history activity.