ONLINE: INI102 You Don't Know What You Don't Know Part I

Friday, September 24, 2021 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff

The Indigenous Initiatives Office is pleased to have Ela Smith present this two-part workshop where campus community members will gain a deeper understanding of historic and current realities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) people in Ontario and Canada.

How: Ela’s workshop offers you a valuable opportunity to:

  • increase understanding of how historic and ongoing realities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Ontario and Canada
    • affects current and future generations of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people
    • affects how First Nations, Métis and Inuit people are received and treated in institutions, including post- secondary institutions
  • increase understanding of First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture and First Nations, Métis and Inuit ways of knowing
  • increase awareness of local urban First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities
  • promote self-reflection to further an understanding of the impacts of colonization and racism experienced by First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.

Please note: This is a two-part workshop. 

This is an online workshop hosted on Zoom. The link to join will be sent to your inbox from the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion Trainings email ( 48 hours prior to the workshop date.


Our workshops are in high demand and have limited capacity, often with waiting lists. We kindly ask that if you can no longer attend, you cancel your registration by contacting no later than 24 hours prior to the workshop to make room for those on the waitlist. We acknowledge and understand that things happen, so even if it is a late cancellation (within 24 hours), please still let us know. Others may be able to join in your place. Thank you for accommodating this request.