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Guest Speaker: Indigenous Education & Residential Schools

Monday, June 20th @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Brandon University

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Brandon University PENT Students & Indigenous Peoples’ Centre invite you to attend

Indigenous Education & Residential Schools

Guest Speaker: Elder Marlene Gallagher, an Anishinaabe Ikwe from Sagkeeng First Nation

Elder Marlene Gallagher

An Anishinaabe Ikwe from the Sagkeeng First Nation, which is signatory to Treaty No. 1 & 3. Marlene attended residential school and now works with schools to teach about the history of First Nations peoples and the legacy of Indian residential schools. Marlene speaks fluent Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) and takes part in various cultural practices and ceremonies. Marlene believes that Aboriginal education is very important so that children can be proud of who they are and where the come from.

Marlene is currently a sessional lecturer for the Peguis School Board and has previously worked as a consultant for the Province of Manitoba. As a consultant. Marlene’s portfolio included working closely with schools throughout Manitoba to support Indigenous Education, Cultural Awareness and the Community Schools Partnership Initiative concept. Marlene also is an Independent Consultant, Sessional Lecturer at the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg, and lastly writer/editor with the Portage and Main Press.

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Monday, June 20th
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Brandon University
270 18th Street
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