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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree, and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.






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Friday, February 24 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
More Than Words: The Significance of Land Acknowledgements on the Journey of  Truth and Reconciliation

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Sharing a land acknowledgement has become a common practice and there is potential for a land acknowledgement to be perceived as an empty gesture if it’s not paired with concrete actions. Throughout this session, participants will have an opportunity to reflect on the deeper meanings of a land acknowledgement and consider ways they can mobilize land acknowledgements in their own professional practice. Participants will reflect on their own connections to people and place, and consider how land acknowledgements and their associated actions can build relationships and contribute to Truth & Reconciliation.

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Brian St.Germain

Brian St. Germain was born and raised in Red Deer and recently retired from Red Deer Public Schools after 42 years of teaching. The last 14 years as a lead teacher with FNMI Learning Services. He also served as an Indigenous Education PD Facilitator with the ATA._x000D_ Brian is Cree... Read More →


Friday February 24, 2023 1:00pm - 2:00pm MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2600
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