Manitoba’s education sector to sign historic document
Taking action on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations
On Friday UWinnipeg will join every post-secondary institute in Manitoba, as well as the Manitoba School Boards Association, to sign the Indigenous Education Blueprint, a transformational framework to advance Indigenous education and reconciliation.
This unprecedented partnership between Manitoba’s public school boards and the post-secondary education sector will transform Manitoba into a leading global centre of excellence for Indigenous education, research, languages, and cultures.
What: Signing the Manitoba Indigenous Education Blueprint
When: Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge, 114 Sidney Smith Street, University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus
- Emcees: Deborah Young, Executive Lead Indigenous Achievement, U of M and Wab Kinew, Associate Vice-President Indigenous Affairs, U of W
- Elder Harry Bone
- Honour Song – Justina McKay
- Minister of Education and Advanced Learning, Hon. James Allum
- David Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor, U of M — Welcoming remarks on behalf of COPUM
- Paul Vogt, President and CEO, Red River College
- Ken Cameron, President, Manitoba School Boards Association
- Student remarks
- Signing ceremony with all Blueprint partners
- Photo opportunity
- Event closing
- Feast to follow