Indigenous Knowledges Reading Series- Toward Braiding by Jimmhy Elwood and Vanessa Andreotti (CTE7015)

Thursday, January 26, 2023 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
Towards Braiding Book Cover

Indigenous Knowledges Reading Series- Toward Braiding by Jimmhy Elwood and Vanessa Andreotti (CTE7015)

It is a common story: an organization decides it wants to “Indigenize” and/or “decolonize” and hires an Indigenous person to do this work for them, but usually this position is not one of decision-making authority or autonomy. The Indigenous person accepts the job, hoping that the organization understands Indigeneity and decolonization the same way they do and that they will be able to influence change.

Join Leslie Wexler, Senior Educational Developer, Indigenous Knowledges & Anti-Racist Pedagogies for the kick-off reading group of the calendar year. The Indigenous reading group series will offer 10 books to consider from an Indigenous context.

This group will cover a single chapter in Toward Braidings by Jimmy Elwood and Vanessa Andereotti and can be found online. We open this discussion based on material from the section: "For organizations staring this journey..."

To learn more and register, please visit https://uwaterloo.ca/centre-for-teaching-excellence/events/indigenous-knowledges-reading-series-toward-braiding-jimmhy