Thursday, November 10, 2016

S’TENISTOLW Conference - Proposals due Jan. 31, 2017

S’TENISTOLW Indigenous Adult Education Conference
August 23-25, 2017 

 CALL FOR PARTICIPATION


Hosted by EyēɁ Sqâ’lewen: The Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections
Camosun College | Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Traditional Territories of the Lkwungen and W’SANEC Peoples

The 2017 S’TENISTOLW Conference is a gathering for instructors and educators in Indigenous programs as well as leaders and allies in the field of Indigenous adult education. The goal is to build relationship and networks of reciprocity – to share, learn and exchange with each other. 

  • Cultural Pre-Conference and Welcome Dinner in collaboration with the Songhees Nation
  • Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Gregory Cajete (Tewa educator and author, Look to the Mountain),  Linda Tuhiwai Smith (Māori educator and author, Decolonizing Methodologies) and Graham Hingangaroa Smith (Māori educator and Indigenous education advocate)
  • Workshops and presentations from educators, scholars and knowledge keepers
  • Sessions with Elders, wellness providers and artists

We invite all Indigenous and allied educators, scholars, administrators and other leaders in the field from Turtle Island and beyond to join us and submit workshop and panel proposals along the following themes:

Indigenous Pedagogies
·          Land and Community-Based Experiential Learning
·          Supporting Learner Engagement
Relationality/Living Our Collective Values
·          Practicing Indigenization
·          Strengthening Alliances

Deadline for Proposal Submissions: January 31st, 2017

To submit proposals, register and for further information on our conference themes and structure please visit our Website:


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