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Enhancing Our Understanding: Learning and Teaching about Indigenous Cultures, Languages, and Territories with Native Land Digital

Length: 82 min.
Place: United States

This webinar considered tools and methods to learn and teach about Indigenous cultures, languages, and territories. Through personal stories centered in their own experiences as educators, Cleary Vaughan-Lee, Executive Director of the Global Oneness Project, and Christine McRae, Executive Director of Native Land Digital, offered guidance on ways to bring Indigenous history and knowledge into teaching in a meaningful way. Classroom tips, strategies, and educator examples were shared which highlight specific methods to foster perspective-shifting and empathy into the classroom. 

Native Land Digital is an Indigenous-led nonprofit based in Vancouver, British Columbia, dedicated to providing education about Indigenous peoples, territories, and knowledge systems in North America. Their free interactive platform, Native Land, is both a website and an app where you can enter your zip code or town to acknowledge and learn the names of the original Indigenous inhabitants of the land you live on. 

Recorded on September 24, 2020. Resources from the webinar can be found here.

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